Accommodations vs Accommodation - What's the difference?

accommodations | accommodation |

As nouns the difference between accommodations and accommodation

is that accommodations is while accommodation is (senseid) lodging in a dwelling or similar living quarters afforded to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prisoners, etc.




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    (Webster 1913)


  • (senseid) Lodging in a dwelling or similar living quarters afforded to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prisoners, etc.
  • (label) Adaptation or adjustment.
  • # The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment.
  • #* (rfdate), Sir (1609-1676)
  • The organization of the body with accommodation to its functions.
  • # A convenience, a fitting, something satisfying a need.
  • #*
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=10 , passage=Mr. Cooke had had a sloop?yacht built at Far Harbor, the completion of which had been delayed, and which was but just delivered. […] The Maria had a cabin, which was finished in hard wood and yellow plush, and accommodations for keeping things cold.}}
  • # The adaptation or adjustment of an organism, organ, or part.
  • # The adjustment of the eye to a change of the distance from an observed object.
  • (label) Adaptation or adjustment.
  • # Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
  • # Adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement; compromise.
  • #* (rfdate), (1800-1859)
  • To come to terms of accommodation .
  • # (label) The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended.
  • #* (rfdate), (William Paley) (1743-1805)
  • Many of those quotations from the Old Testament were probably intended as nothing more than accommodations .
  • # A loan of money.
  • # An accommodation bill or note.
  • # An offer of substitute goods to fulfill a contract, which will bind the purchaser if accepted.
  • The place where sediments can make, or have made, a sedimentation.
  • Derived terms

    : The definitions should be entered into dedicated entries for the terms defined. * accommodation bill, or note, (Commerce): a bill of exchange which a person accepts, or a note which a person makes and delivers to another, not upon a consideration received, but for the purpose of raising money on credit * accommodation coach, or train: one running at moderate speed and stopping at all or nearly all stations * accommodation ladder, (Nautical): a light ladder hung over the side of a ship at the gangway, useful in ascending from, or descending to, small boats * holiday accommodation