- noun1 (BrE) place for sb to live/stayADJECTIVE▪ comfortable, decent, good, suitable▪ inadequate, poor, substandard▪ excellent, luxurious▪ overnight, temporary▪
The family is staying in temporary accommodation until their house is rebuilt.▪ permanent▪ free▪ private, rented▪
She lived on her own in rented accommodation.▪ holiday, hotel▪ living, residential▪ sleeping▪ bed-and-breakfast▪ furnished▪ sheltered▪
Many old people choose to live in sheltered accommodation.▪ secure▪
We need more secure accommodation for young prisoners.▪ studentVERB + ACCOMMODATION▪ have▪
The council should be able to help families who have no accommodation.▪ look for, seek▪ find, get, secure▪ offer (sb), provide (sb with)▪
It is the duty of the local community to provide accommodation for the homeless.ACCOMMODATION + NOUN▪ costsPREPOSITION▪ in accommodation2 accommodations (AmE) place for sb to live/stay, often providing food, etc.ADJECTIVE▪ overnight, sleeping▪ guest, hotel, tourist▪ living▪ public▪ comfortable, de luxe, luxurious, luxury, upscaleVERB + ACCOMMODATIONS▪ offer (sb), provide (sb with)▪
The boat provides reasonable overnight accommodations for four adults.▪ arrange, book▪
You should book your travel accommodations and flights quickly.3 satisfactory arrangementVERB + ACCOMMODATION▪ come to (esp. BrE), make, reach, work out▪ seekPREPOSITION▪ accommodation between▪
Some accommodation between conservation and tourism is essential.▪ accommodation to▪
accommodation to the harsh circumstances of rural life▪ accommodation with▪
They were forced to reach an accommodation with the rebels.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.