Associations to the word «Accommodate»


ACCOMMODATE, verb. (transitive) (often reflexive) To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances.
ACCOMMODATE, verb. (transitive) To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc.
ACCOMMODATE, verb. (transitive) To provide housing for; to furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings.
ACCOMMODATE, verb. (transitive) To do a favor or service for; to oblige;
ACCOMMODATE, verb. (transitive) To show the correspondence of; to apply or make suit by analogy; to adapt or fit, as teachings to accidental circumstances, statements to facts, etc.; as, to accommodate prophecy to events.
ACCOMMODATE, verb. (transitive) To give consideration to; to allow for.
ACCOMMODATE, verb. (transitive) To contain comfortably; to have space for.
ACCOMMODATE, verb. (intransitive) (rare) To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted; become adjusted.
ACCOMMODATE, adjective. (obsolete) Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end.

Dictionary definition

ACCOMMODATE, verb. Be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs".
ACCOMMODATE, verb. Make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country".
ACCOMMODATE, verb. Provide with something desired or needed; "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?".
ACCOMMODATE, verb. Have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people".
ACCOMMODATE, verb. Provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester".
ACCOMMODATE, verb. Provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him".
ACCOMMODATE, verb. Make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories".

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb