Definition of accommodating


  • helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation; "the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in", "made a special effort to be accommodating". Synonyms: accommodative. Antonyms: unaccommodating.
  • obliging; willing to do favors; "made a special effort to be accommodating".


  • be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs". Synonyms: accommodate, fit, suit.
  • make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country". Synonyms: accommodate, adapt.
  • provide with something desired or needed; "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?". Synonyms: accommodate.
  • have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests", "The theater admits 300 people", "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people". Synonyms: accommodate, admit, hold.
  • provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester". Synonyms: accommodate, lodge.
  • provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him". Synonyms: accommodate, oblige. Antonyms: disoblige.
  • make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories". Synonyms: accommodate, conciliate, reconcile.

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Rhymes with accommodating

activating, aggravating, agitating, alienating, alternating, annihilating, annotating, asphyxiating, assimilating, calculating, captivating, circulating, commemorating, communicating, contaminating, coordinating, debilitating, delegating, denigrating, deprecating.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • accommodating is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 23 points
  • accommodating is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 23 points
  • accommodating is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 29 points
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