living accommodations

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n living accommodations structures collectively in which people are housed
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Usage

In literature:

I believe I have lived as much on board as most women, and I know nothing superior to the accommodations of a man-of-war.
"Persuasion" by Jane Austen
They have no opening by which for the light of heaven to enter, and afford no means for the accommodation of living man.
"Thoughts on Man" by William Godwin
Let him live upon what belongs to him without wronging others, and accommodate his expense to his revenue.
"Utopia" by Thomas More
If it satisfies you and you decide to accommodate me, please hasten your visit; I have not many days to live.
"The Golden Slipper" by Anna Katharine Green
The natives will wait at the hotel tables; they will come in "to accommodate"; but they will not "live out.
"Literature and Life" by William Dean Howells
Let us reasonably accommodate their lives with what is in our power.
"The Essays of Montaigne, Complete" by Michel de Montaigne
It is the living, and not the dead, that are to be accommodated.
"The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume II" by Thomas Paine
They were living in large houses, each capable of accommodating several families, and solidly built.
"My Native Land" by James Cox
They lived with their families in the town, with the professors, or wherever they could obtain comfortable accommodations.
"The Waif of the "Cynthia"" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
Gerd himself was accommodated in the spare room of the living hut.
"Little Fuzzy" by Henry Beam Piper
Yet his former experience enabled him the better to accommodate himself to the way of living at Oreville.
"The Young Bank Messenger" by Horatio Alger
Agafya immediately accommodated herself to her new position, exactly as though she had never lived in any other way.
"A Nobleman's Nest" by Ivan Turgenieff
Yet his former experience enabled him the better to accommodate himself to the way of living at Oreville.
"A Cousin's Conspiracy" by Horatio Alger
She has got to accommodate herself to living with others.
"Possession" by Laurence Housman
I believe I have lived as much on board as most women, and I know nothing superior to the accommodations of a man-of-war.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
It is the living, and not the dead, that are to be accommodated.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
The rapidly increasing opulence of the city was visible in the luxurious accommodations and sumptuous way of living of the inhabitants.
"History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain." by William H. Prescott
I shall live to accommodate myself henceforth, instead of as a favor to others.
"The Mystery of the Locks" by Edgar Watson Howe
In the second place, living in the capital is extremely dear, not least being the price of house accommodation.
"The Argentine as a Market" by N. L. Watson
While living in the Rutledge tavern he often took upon himself all kinds of discomforts to accommodate travellers.
"The Wonderful Story of Lincoln" by Charles M. Stevens
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In news:

Although New Jersey is not a state most known for its accommodations for the visual and performing arts, there are a lot of amazingly talented artists living in our own backyard.
A per diem is a reimbursement for expenses that representatives receive to cover expenses like gas, tolls, hotel accommodations, the extra cost of being away and living in Harrisburg part of the week.
The SCore Live, which occupies 6U of rack space, supports up to 10 DSP card slots and can accommodate up to 12 I/O cards of various formats.
TRENTON — As the state unemployment rate rises, state Senate president Stephen Sweeney is hoping minimum wage workers can get a pay increase to accommodate cost-of-living increases.
Structural damage made the building unsafe to live in so the two residents had to find other accommodations, he said.
Hearing is held overnight to accommodate testimony via live video link by those who survived carnage of March 11.
"People are doing more home entertaining than ever," Burnham said, so they want to design their living space to accommodate guests easily.
"People are doing more home entertaining than ever," Burnham says, so they want to design their living space to accommodate guests easily.
He was delighted to see the accommodation had an outside decking area so he installed a drum kit to indulge his love of percussion - but families living nearby were unimpressed with the racket.
East Carolina's 2012 regular season finale against Marshall, originally scheduled for Saturday, Nov 24 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, has been moved up one day to accommodate a live broadcast.
Doosan's Lynx 220LMSA turning center features a subspindle, live tooling and a longer bed that accommodates parts as large as 9.45" in diameter by 20" long.
An all-new fabricated floor and bulkhead (much more rigid than stock) were created to accommodate the engine that now lives deep in the Juke 's cabin.
The lions live in custom accommodations on an 8.5-acre ranch 12 miles from the MGM Grand.
Because we are not set up for a nightly newscast, we have the only open-space production facility in the region that can accommodate any project or event - from non- production gatherings to live multi-camera productions .
What is the procedure to be assigned power of attorney for a senior citizen parent who is hospitalized and who will probably live in an assisted living accommodation.
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