What does accommodate mean?

Definitions for accommodate
əˈkɒm əˌdeɪtac·com·mo·date

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suit, accommodate, fit(verb)

    be agreeable or acceptable to

    "This suits my needs"

  2. adapt, accommodate(verb)

    make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

    "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

  3. accommodate(verb)

    provide with something desired or needed

    "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"

  4. 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"

  5. lodge, accommodate(verb)

    provide housing for

    "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"

  6. oblige, accommodate(verb)

    provide a service or favor for someone

    "We had to oblige him"

  7. accommodate, reconcile, conciliate(verb)

    make (one thing) compatible with (another)

    "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"

Wiktionary

  1. accommodate(Verb)

    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

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1530's.

  2. accommodate(Verb)

    To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1530's.

  3. accommodate(Verb)

    To provide housing for; to furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1530's.

  4. accommodate(Verb)

    To do a favor or service for; to oblige;

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1530's.

  5. accommodate(Verb)

    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.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1530's.

  6. accommodate(Verb)

    To give consideration to; to allow for.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1530's.

  7. accommodate(Verb)

    To contain comfortably; to have space for.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1530's.

  8. accommodate(Verb)

    To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted; become adjusted.

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1530's.

  9. accommodate(Adjective)

    Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end. - John Tillotson

    Etymology: * First attested in the 1530's.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accommodate(verb)

    to render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances

    Etymology: [L. accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare.]

  2. Accommodate(verb)

    to bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc

    Etymology: [L. accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare.]

  3. Accommodate(verb)

    to furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings

    Etymology: [L. accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare.]

  4. Accommodate(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [L. accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare.]

  5. Accommodate(verb)

    to adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted

    Etymology: [L. accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare.]

  6. Accommodate(adj)

    suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end

    Etymology: [L. accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Accommodate

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accommodate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4775

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accommodate' in Verbs Frequency: #704

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How to say accommodate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accommodate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accommodate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of accommodate in a Sentence

  1. David Schwartz:

    What we hear from many of our customers is that it's imperative to keep their transactions private, process thousands every second, and accommodate every type of currency and asset imaginable.

  2. Phil Contrino:

    This is an example of the market expanding when it needs to accommodate two big movies.

  3. Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec:

    The Department of Justice has worked for months to supply thousands of documents to accommodate Congress' requests.

  4. The FAA:

    These companies reached out to us in exploring three key types of commercial operations, what we’re trying to understand is what can we accommodate, what can we accommodate safely, and then what do we learn from that.

  5. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu:

    The government is always willing to walk the extra mile to accommodate the views of opposition parties and take up a discussion on each and every issue.

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Translations for accommodate

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  • يوفقArabic
  • endigen, anpassen, einquartieren, machen, beherbergen, einrichten, unterbringen, in Übereinstimmung bringenGerman
  • adaptar, acomodar, satisfacerSpanish
  • تطبیقPersian
  • accommoderFrench
  • समायोजितHindi
  • befogadHungarian
  • aptigarIdo
  • ospitareItalian
  • excipio, accommodateLatin
  • aanpassen, accommoderen, onderbrengen, herbergenDutch
  • acomodarPortuguese
  • приспосабливаться, подогнать, приспосабливать, приспособить, приспособиться, подгонятьRussian
  • tillgodose, förseSwedish
  • düzenlemek, uydurmak, uyum sağlamak, yerleştirmek, tanzim etmek, alışmakTurkish
  • 容纳Chinese

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