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accommodated, past participle; accommodates, 3rd person singular present; accommodating, present participle; accommodated, past tense;
  1. (of physical space, esp. a building) Provide lodging or sufficient space for
    • - the cabins accommodate up to 6 people
  2. Fit in with the wishes or needs of
    • - any language must accommodate new concepts
  3. Adapt to
    • - making consumers accommodate to the realities of today's marketplace

  1. suit: be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"
  2. adapt: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
  3. provide with something desired or needed; "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"
  4. 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: provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
  6. oblige: provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him"
  7. make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"
  8. (accommodating) helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation; "the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in"; "made a special effort to be accommodating"
  9. 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 ...
  10. (Accommodated) When a child is looked after the Local Authority with the parent's agreement. The Local Authority does not have parental responsibility.
  11. (Accommodated) where a child or young person is being cared for by the Social Services with the agreement of the parents.
  12. (accommodated) affiliated, alienated, approximated, articulated, authenticated, consolidated, differentiated, disseminated, domesticated, elucidated, evaluated, evaporated, exacerbated, exaggerated, excommunicated, experimented, illuminated, incorporated, infuriated, intoxicated, investigated, ...
  13. (Accommodating) An unassertive, cooperative tactic used in conflict management when individuals neglect their own concerns in favor of others' concerns.
  14. (Accommodating) The willingness of one party in a conflict to place the opponent’s interests above his or her own.
  15. (accommodating) A win-lose conflict management strategy exemplified by trying to satisfy the other's concerns.
  16. 1. to reconcile or bring into harmony with. 2. to make room for, or allow for, or to become adjusted to. 3. to adapt to or hold comfortably. From the Latin commodus, fit or fitting. ...
  17. is able to accept (here: able to accept gasohol as fuel to make the car work)
  18. To furnish with something desired, needed or suited; also, to use an alternative means. [Click Here to Return to List]
  19. Way by which the eye's lens alters its focal point to bring near and far objects into focus.
  20. Legal term meaning to make adjustments.
  21. (verb) Hold, have room for. For example: 'The hotel seems able to accommodate our needs for the upcoming seminar.'
  22. Ability to converge light rays at a close distance
  23. A response to diversity in which you listen and evaluate the views or others; both sides adapt, modify, and bargain in order to come to mutual agreements.
  24. v.  provide lodging or room for
  25. (v) : suit, oblige, adjust, serve