1 : to make a change or provision for [ a disability] see also reasonable accommodation
2 : to accept without compensation responsibility for a debt of (another person) in the event of nonpayment as a way of reassuring a reluctant creditor see also accommodation paper at paper accommodation party at party NOTE: To accommodate a debtor effectively, the party must sign the debt instrument, adding words describing limitations or conditions to the accommodation, if any.
ac·com·mo·da·tion [ə-kÄ -mə-dā-shən]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.