Accommodate Definition

ə-kŏmə-dāt
accommodated, accommodates, accommodating
verb
accommodated, accommodates, accommodating
To reconcile (differences)
Webster's New World
To take into consideration or make adjustments for; allow for.
An economic proposal that accommodates the interests of senior citizens.
American Heritage
To have space for.
A table to accommodate six diners.
Webster's New World
To make fit; adjust; adapt.
To accommodate oneself to changes.
Webster's New World
To provide lodging for.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
admitholdfitsuitlodgeobligeconciliatereconcileadapthomologizecontaincorrespondbring into consistencymake conformmake correspond
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adjective
(archaic) Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end. - John Tillotson.
Wiktionary

Origin of Accommodate

  • 1530s, from Latin accomodātus, perfect passive participle of accomodō; ad + commodō (“make fit, help”); com + modus (“measure, proportion”) (English mode).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin accommodāre accommodāt- to fit ad- ad- commodus suitable commodious

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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