V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: willing to do favors or adjust actions for others

Synonyms: cooperative, complaisant, helpful, obliging, polite

Antonyms: unhelpful, uncooperative, rude

Tips: Accomodating is derived from the Latin accomodare, "to make fit." The verb accommodate means "to make something fit, make room for something, or provide something that is desired, especially for guests." The related noun accommodation refers to whatever it is you are providing to guests to make their stay more comfortable.

Usage Examples:

Though the restaurant was tiny and cramped, the food was so good that the patrons were willing to be accommodating. (cooperative)

We have enough resources to easily accommodate our client's changing needs. (oblige, serve, adapt to) verb

Jim is a friendly, accommodating person, always willing to help. (obliging, helpful)

Don't worry about the last minute changes you want to make to the menu; this catering company is known for being very accommodating. (cooperative, helpful)

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