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ACCOMMODATIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does accommodative mean? 

ACCOMMODATIVE (adjective)
  The adjective ACCOMMODATIVE has 3 senses:

1. helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
2. willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement
3. tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony

  Familiarity information: ACCOMMODATIVE used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ACCOMMODATIVE (adjective)


Sense 1accommodative [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation

Synonyms:

accommodating; accommodative

Context examples:

the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in / made a special effort to be accommodating

Similar:

complaisant; obliging (showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others)

Also:

good-natured (having an easygoing and cheerful disposition)

helpful (providing assistance or serving a useful function)

kind (having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior)


Sense 2accommodative [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement

Synonyms:

accommodative; cooperative

Similar:

noncompetitive (not involving competition or competitiveness)


Sense 3accommodative [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony

Synonyms:

reconciling; accommodative

Similar:

adaptative; adaptive (having a capacity for adaptation)


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