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

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Maya Angelou