Accommodation Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Accommodation.

Accommodation (noun)

  1. A favor or helpful act performed, often by a business or company, for the benefit of another. This could include endorsing a document or lending notes or bills.

  2. In the context of US contract law, accommodation also refers to the act of delivering goods that do not exactly meet the specifications of a contract, with the intent of partially fulfilling the obligations of a sales contract.