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Adjective: accommodating  u'kó-mu,dey-ting
  1. Helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
    "made a special effort to be accommodating"; "the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in";
    - accommodative
     
  2. Obliging; willing to do favours
    "made a special effort to be accommodating"
Verb: accommodate  u'kó-mu,deyt
  1. Be agreeable or acceptable to
    "This accommodates my needs";
    - suit, fit
     
  2. Make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
    "accommodate our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country";
    - adapt
     
  3. Provide with something desired or needed
    "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"
     
  4. Have room for
    "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests";
    - hold, admit
     
  5. Provide housing for
    "We are accommodating three foreign students this semester";
    - lodge
     
  6. Provide a service or favour for someone
    "We had to accommodate him";
    - oblige
     
  7. Make (one thing) compatible with (another)
    "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories";
    - reconcile, conciliate

See also: complaisant, good-natured, helpful, kind, obliging

Type of: abide by, alter, cater, change, comply, conform to, domiciliate, fit, follow, harmonise [Brit], harmonize, house, meet, ply, provide, put up, supply, vary

Antonym: unaccommodating

Encyclopedia: Accommodate