Dictionary accomodating

(obliging, cooperative, helpful, eager to help, adaptable, amenable, considerate, unselfish, inclusionary, generous, willing, compliant, kindly, hospitable, neighborly, kind, friendly, pleasant, agreeable; accommodative).

Accommodation is where you live or stay, especially when you are on holiday or when you are staying somewhere for a short amount of time.

Usage Note: The contested variant of homogeneous that is spelled and pronounced homogenous (without the second e) is common but remains stigmatized.

In our 2014 survey, 57 percent of the Usage Panel found the sentence Most colleges and universities strive to prevent a homogenous student body by encouraging diversity to be unacceptable.

Chaperone specifies adult supervision of young persons: My mother helped chaperone the prom., on the part of the stranger, by a regular rise and fall of his right hand, which terminated at the descent, by suffering the fingers to dwell a moment on the leaves of the little volume; and on the ascent, by such a flourish of the member as none but the initiated may ever hope to imitate.

a strait between SW Sweden and Zealand (Denmark), linking the Kattegat with the Baltic: busy shipping lane; spanned by a bridge in 2000. Narrowest point: 5 km (3 miles) Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. 1979, 1986 © Harper Collins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source The experts of Victor ... arrange for the synchronized orchestration and sound effects for this picture, in which airplane battles will have an important part.

accompanied me, upon some household errand, into the cellar of the old building which our poverty compelled us to inhabit" (Edgar Allan Poe).

Conduct implies guidance of others: "A servant conducted me to my bedroom" (Charlotte Brontë).

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For accommodations "lodgings and entertainment," see accommodation. Even in his most accommodating mood he inspires a dread of treachery.

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