verb (used with object), ac·com·mo·dat·ed, ac·com·mo·dat·ing.
verb (used without object), ac·com·mo·dat·ed, ac·com·mo·dat·ing.
- accommodation address,
- accommodation bill,
- accommodation collar
Origin of accommodate
Examples from the Web for accommodate
Oxygen levels will be decreased to accommodate fewer people.
“You can host a sit-down diner for 140, and the house can accommodate 700 people at a party,” Davenport says proudly.
If a fan has a Spanish or Japanese accent, George will switch languages to accommodate them.
She's happy to accommodate vegetarians, vegans, and those intolerant of gluten.The Ultimate Southern Cheeseburger Created in South Carolina|Jane & Michael Stern|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Basically we wanted to create something that could accommodate up to about 50 terrapins,” says Kidner.How the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Inadvertently Caused an Environmental Crisis|Alex Suskind|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He stepped out of the way to accommodate another, but he consented to go with the company to Springfield, the capital of Illinois.Our Standard-Bearer|Oliver Optic
Everything was done by the captain and the men to accommodate me and make me easy.The Blue Jar Story Book|Maria Edgeworth
On this ground are two rows of stones each row high enough for a seat, and long enough to accommodate fifty persons.Sketches of the Covenanters|J. C. McFeeters
A gentleman should accommodate his walk to that of a lady, or an elderly or delicate person.Social Life|Maud C. Cooke
This was all that art had done to accommodate nature to the purposes of man.Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia|William Gilmore Simms
Word Origin for accommodate
1530s, from Latin accomodatus "suitable," past participle of accomodare "make fit, adapt, fit one thing to another," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + commodare "make fit," from commodus "fit" (see commode). Related: Accommodated; accommodating.