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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

Derived forms: accommodated, accommodates, accommodating

Type of: abide by, alter, cater, change, comply, conform to, domiciliate, fill, fit, follow, fulfil [Brit, Cdn], fulfill [N. Amer], harmonise [Brit], harmonize, house, meet, ply, provide, put up, satisfy, supply, vary

Antonym: disoblige

Encyclopedia: Accommodate