verb (used with object), ac·com·mo·dat·ed, ac·com·mo·dat·ing.
to do a kindness or a favor to; oblige: to accommodate a friend by helping him move to a new apartment.
to provide suitably; supply (usually followed by with): The officials were accommodated with seats toward the front of the room.
to lend money to: Can you accommodate him, or are you short of cash?
to provide with a room and sometimes with food.
to furnish with accommodations, as food and lodgings.
to have or make room for: Will this elevator accommodate 10 people?
to make suitable or consistent; adapt: to accommodate oneself to circumstances.
to bring into harmony or make adjustments or allowances for: to accommodate differences; to accommodate your busy schedule.
verb (used without object), ac·com·mo·dat·ed, ac·com·mo·dat·ing.
to become adjusted or adapted.
to become reconciled; agree.
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(tr) to supply or provide, esp with lodging or board and lodging
(tr) to oblige or do a favour for
to adjust or become adjusted; adapt
(tr) to bring into harmony; reconcile
(tr) to allow room for; contain
(tr) to lend money to, esp on a temporary basis until a formal loan has been arranged
Word Origin for accommodate
C16: from Latin accommodāre to make fit, from ad- to + commodus having the proper measure
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To become adjusted, as the eye to focusing on objects at a distance.
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