Accommodate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈkɑːmədeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word accommodate
Brit.  |əˈkɒmədeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word accommodate


- be agreeable or acceptable to (syn: fit, suit)
- make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose (syn: adapt)
- provide with something desired or needed
Can you accommodate me with a rental car?
- have room for; hold without crowding (syn: admit, hold)
This hotel can accommodate 250 guests
- provide housing for (syn: lodge)
- provide a service or favor for someone (syn: oblige)
- make (one thing) compatible with (another) (syn: conciliate, reconcile)
The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories

Extra examples

Over 600 people can be accommodated on the cruise ship.

The ceilings were too low to accommodate his terrific height.

They were kind enough to accommodate me with a ride to the train station.

I asked them for additional money, and they accommodated me with a loan.

He would often change his schedule to accommodate his clients.

New facilities are being added to accommodate the special needs of elderly residents.

Smart investors quickly accommodated to the new market conditions.

It was very good of you to accommodate me with the ticket for my journey.

Students are accommodated in homes nearby.

The school was not big enough to accommodate all the children.

He bought a huge house to accommodate his library.

The ballroom can accommodate 400 people.

The island was used to accommodate child refugees.

We've made every effort to accommodate your point of view.

Her eyes took a while to accommodate to the darkness.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: accommodate
he/she/it: accommodates
present participle: accommodating
past tense: accommodated
past participle: accommodated
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