What does accommodation mean?
The definition of accommodation
Ac*com`mo*da”tion, n.
Etym: [L. accommodatio, fr. accommodare: cf. F. accommodation.]

1 The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; — followed by to. “The organization of the body with accommodation to its functions.” Sir M. Hale.
2 Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
3 Whatever supplies a want or affords ease, refreshment, or convenience; anything furnished which is desired or needful; — often in the plural; as, the accomodations — that is, lodgings and food — at an inn. Sir W. Scott.
4 An adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement. “To come to terms of accommodation.” Macaulay.
5 The application of a writer’s language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended. Many of those quotations from the Old Testament were probably intended as nothing more than accommodations. Paley.
6 (Com.)

(a) A loan of money.
(b) An accommodation bill or note. Accommodation bill, or note (Com.), a bill of exchange which a person accepts, or a note which a person makes and delivers to another, not upon a consideration received, but for the purpose of raising money on credit.
— Accommodation coach, or train, one running at moderate speed and stopping at all or nearly all stations.
— Accommodation ladder (Naut.), a light ladder hung over the side of a ship at the gangway, useful in ascending from, or descending to, small boats.