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  Definition of accommodate
  1. make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
  2. make compatible with; "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"
  3. provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him"
  4. provide with something desired or needed; "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"
  5. provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
  6. be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"
  7. 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"
Similar Words: adapt, reconcile, conciliate, oblige, lodge, suit, fit, hold, admit

 

See Also: occupy, reside, lodge in

 

Hyponyms: adjust, gear, pitch, fit, anglicise, anglicize, shoehorn, tailor, domesticate, tame, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, Christianize, electrify, wire, transcribe, barrack, keep, quarter, billet, canton, sleep, house, seat

 

Grouped Verbs: contain, take, hold

 

Derivational Morphology: adjustment, accommodation, fitting, adapter, adaptor, reconciliation, balancing, obliger, accommodator, obligation, lodge, hunting lodge, diggings, digs, domiciliation, lodgings, pad, lodging, fitter

 

 
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