accommodate (v.)

  1. be agreeable or acceptable to; This suits my needs

    [ Syn: suit , fit ]

  2. make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country

    [ Syn: adapt ]

  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 cant hold more than 500 people

    [ Syn: hold , admit ]

  5. provide housing for; We are lodging three foreign students this semester

    [ Syn: lodge ]

  6. provide a service or favor for someone; We had to oblige him

    [ Syn: oblige ]

  7. make (one thing) compatible with (another); The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories

    [ Syn: reconcile , conciliate ]

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