suit, accommodate, fit(verb)
be agreeable or acceptable to
"This suits my needs"
make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
"Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
provide with something desired or needed
"Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"
accommodate, hold, admit(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"
provide housing for
"We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
provide a service or favor for someone
"We had to oblige him"
accommodate, reconcile, conciliate(verb)
make (one thing) compatible with (another)
"The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"
To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances.
They accommodate their counsels to his inclination. -Joseph Addison
To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc.
To provide housing for; to furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings.
To do a favor or service for; to oblige;
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.
To give consideration to; to allow for.
To contain comfortably; to have space for.
To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted; become adjusted.
Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end. - John Tillotson
Origin: * First attested in the 1530's.
to render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances
to bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc
to furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings
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
to adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted
suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end
Origin: [L. accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ak-kom′mod-āt, v.t. to adapt: to make suitable: to adjust: to harmonise or force into consistency (to): to furnish or supply (with): to provide entertainment for.—p.adj. Accom′modating, affording accommodation: obliging: pliable: easily corrupted.—n. Accommodā′tion, convenience: fitness: adjustment: obligingness: an arrangement or compromise: (theol.) an adaptation or method of interpretation which explains the special form in which the revelation is presented as unessential to its contents, or rather as often adopted by way of compromise with human ignorance or weakness: a loan of money.—adj. Accom′modative, furnishing accommodation: obliging.—ns. Accom′modativeness; Accom′modator.—Accommodation bill, a bill drawn, accepted, or endorsed by one or more persons as security for a sum advanced to another by a third party, as a banker; Accommodation ladder, a stairway at the outside of a ship's gangway to facilitate access to boats. [L. ad, to, commodus, fitting. See Commodious.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'accommodate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4775
Rank popularity for the word 'accommodate' in Verbs Frequency: #704
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The numerical value of accommodate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of accommodate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of accommodate in a Sentence
Young fella, if you're lookin' for trouble I'll accommodate ya
Maintenance is inspecting the aircraft as we accommodate the customers.
Theaters have been continually adding shows to accommodate demand, force Awakens.
This is an example of the market expanding when it needs to accommodate two big movies.
They look for a way to accommodate me — not a way to restrict me just because of liability.
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- endigen, anpassen, einquartieren, machen, beherbergen, einrichten, unterbringen, in Übereinstimmung bringenGerman
- adaptar, acomodar, satisfacerSpanish
- excipio, accommodateLatin
- aanpassen, accommoderen, onderbrengen, herbergenDutch
- приспосабливаться, подогнать, приспосабливать, приспособить, приспособиться, подгонятьRussian
- tillgodose, förseSwedish
- düzenlemek, uydurmak, uyum sağlamak, yerleştirmek, tanzim etmek, alışmakTurkish
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