What does accommodate mean?

accommodate meaning in General Dictionary

Suitable fit adapted as means take care of to end

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  • To adjust ones self to-be conformable or adjusted
  • To make fit appropriate or correspondent to conform to adjust as to accommodate ourselves to situations
  • have area for; hold without crowding
  • be acceptable or acceptable to
  • offer housing for
  • supply with something desired or needed
  • make (one thing) suitable for (another)
  • provide a site or favor for some body
  • make complement, or switch to fit a brand new purpose
  • To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to adjust; since, to accommodate ourselves to situations.
  • to carry into agreement or equilibrium; to reconcile; to compose; to regulate; to stay; since, to allow for distinctions, a dispute, etc.
  • To furnish with anything desired, required, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; because, to allow for a buddy with a loan or with lodgings.
  • to exhibit the correspondence of; to put on or make match by example; to adjust or fit, as teachings to accidental situations, statements to details, etc.; since, to allow for prophecy to occasions.
  • To adapt an individual's self; become conformable or adapted.
  • Suitable; fit; adapted; as, suggests accommodate to finish.

accommodate meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s, from Latin accomodatus "suitable," past participle of accomodare "make fit, adapt, fit something to a different," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + commodare "make fit," from commodus "fit" (see commode). Associated: Accommodated; accommodating.


accommodate meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To render fit, ideal, or correspondent; to adapt; to adjust; since, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances.

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  • (v. t.) To bring into contract or balance; to get together again; to compose; to adjust; to settle; because, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc.
  • (v. t.) To provide with something desired, required, or convenient; to prefer; to oblige; since, to support a buddy with that loan or with lodgings.
  • (v. t.) To demonstrate the correspondence of; to utilize or make suit by analogy; to adapt or fit, as teachings to accidental conditions, statements to realities, etc.; since, to allow for prophecy to events.
  • (v. i.) To adapt an individual's self; become conformable or adjusted.
  • (a.) appropriate; fit; adapted; as, indicates accommodate to get rid of.

Sentence Examples with the word accommodate

The cathedral, founded in 1794 and finished in 1809, and thoroughly restored in 1903, can accommodate 5000 persons; it contains the tomb of Count Michael Vorontsov, governor-general from 1823 to 1854, who contributed much towards the development and embellishment of the city.

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