When you are accommodating someone, you are making room for them or special circumstances for them.
For example, the student with the broken hand was granted the accommodation of having a scribe write his answers for the test.
Changes during accommodation: (A), contraction of ciliary muscles; (B), approximation of ciliary muscles to lens; (C), relaxation of suspensory ligament; (D), increased curvature of anterior surface of lens.4 (in sociology) the reciprocal reconciliation of conflicts between individuals or groups concerning habits and customs, usually through a process of compromise, arbitration, or negotiation. Occupational medicine The changes made by a person or organisation to a workplace to allow a person with disabilities to work there.
Fringe ophthalmology Near and far focusing—an exercise in Bates vision training, which consists of changing the point of focus from near to far distances multiple times.
of his boots, his shaving-glass, and so forth, particularly impressed themselves upon me, as evidences of the same Traddles who used to make models of elephants' dens in writing-paper to put flies in; and to comfort himself under ill usage, with the memorable works of art I have so often mentioned.
If the only accommodation at Grandma's is the bunk bed and you and your sis decide to take turns on the top, you've made an accommodation regarding your accommodations.
The ability of the eye to accommodate decreases with age.
Synonym: ocular accommodation; visual accommodation See: illustration4.
Synonyms: oblige, accommodate, favor These verbs mean to perform a service or a courteous act for: She obliged me by keeping the personal matter quiet.
My brother is accommodating me by lending me money. See Also Synonyms at feel obligated to dogratefulexpressions used when one wants to indicate that one is very grateful for somethingexpressions used to tell someone in a polite but firm way that one wants them to do somethingused as a polite convention for opening or closing a letter; literally, indebted to surrender themselves miserable captives to barbarous savages, who immediately after tomahawked one man and two women, and loaded all the others with heavy baggage, forcing them along toward their towns, able or unable to march.
In middle age PRESBYOPIA becomes apparent in all but the near-sighted. It is generally involuntary and made to see objects clearly at any distance.
In man (and primates), this adjustment is brought about by a change in the shape of the crystalline lens.
A ramp leading up to the front door of an apartment building is an example of an accommodation for a resident in a wheelchair.