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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kom-uh-dey-tiv]
    • /əˈkɒm əˌdeɪ tɪv/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kom-uh-dey-tiv]
    • /əˈkɒm əˌdeɪ tɪv/

Definitions of accommodative word

  • adjective accommodative tending to accommodate; adaptive. 1
  • noun accommodative Supplying with or obliging; accommodating. 1

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Origin of accommodative

First appearance:

before 1835
One of the 34% newest English words
First recorded in 1835-45; accommodate + -ive

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Parts of speech for Accommodative


accommodative popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 63% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

accommodative usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for accommodative

adjective accommodative

  • cooperative — A cooperative is a business or organization run by the people who work for it, or owned by the people who use it. These people share its benefits and profits.
  • accommodating — If you describe someone as accommodating, you like the fact that they are willing to do things in order to please you or help you.
  • adaptive — Adaptive means having the ability or tendency to adapt to different situations.
  • complaisant — If you are complaisant, you are willing to accept what other people are doing without complaining.
  • obliging — willing or eager to do favors, offer one's services, etc.; accommodating: The clerk was most obliging.

Antonyms for accommodative

adjective accommodative

  • unaccommodating — easy to deal with; eager to help or please; obliging.

Top questions with accommodative

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