Definition of accomodate
1. accommodate [ v ] make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
Examples: "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)
It was that oddly shaped space at the very top of the house , where ceiling heights had to accommodate themselves to the varying angles of roof slope .Synonyms adapt accommodate Related Terms change shoehorn fit gear adjust naturalize electrify domesticate domesticate christianize anglicise adapt adjustment adapter
2. accommodate [ v ] be agreeable or acceptable to
Examples: "This suits my needs"
(Hugh Kelly and Ted Ziehe, "Glossary Lookup Made Easy"...)
Thus , when more_than one distinct form leads to a particular cell in the X-region , a chain of information cells must be created to accommodate the forms , one cell in the chain for each form .Synonyms fit suit accommodate Related Terms meet fitter
3. accommodate [ v ] provide with something desired or needed
Examples: "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"
(Rocky Mountain News, [Denver, Colorado]...)
Motorists like myself who can remember the old `` tourists accommodated '' signs on farm houses and village homes before World_War 2 , can only marvel at the great size and the luxury of the relatively new and fast-grossing motel business .
It is a kind_of justice , too , that it should originate_in London 's Royal_Albert_Hall , where , traditionally , the loudest , if_not the greatest , performers have entertained the thousands it will accommodate ( RCA_Victor_LM 2454 , $ 4.98 ) .Synonyms accommodate Related Terms provide accommodation
4. accommodate [ v ] have room for; hold without crowding
Examples: "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests" "The theater admits 300 people" "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"
(Joseph E. Choate, "The American Boating Scene"...)
There are houseboats which are literally homes afloat , accommodating whole families in comfort and convenience .
(Lilian Pompian, "Tooth-Straightening Today"...)
In_the_past an orthodontist might have tried , over four or five years , to straighten and fit the boy 's large teeth into a jaw that , despite some growth , would never accommodate them .Synonyms hold accommodate admit Related Terms house seat sleep contain
5. accommodate [ v ] provide housing for
Examples: "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
6. accommodate [ v ] provide a service or favor for someone
Examples: "We had to oblige him"
7. accommodate [ v ] make compatible with
Examples: "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"
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