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accommodate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of accommodate

  1. 1 to make or have room for <the back seat accommodates three people comfortably> Synonyms fit, hold, take Related Words carry, contain, seat; enclose (also inclose), encompass, enfold; harbor, house

  2. 2 to bring to a state free of conflicts, inconsistencies, or differences <let's accommodate the difference in their voices by moving the mike closer to Sarah, whose voice is softer> Synonyms harmonize, attune, conciliate, conform, coordinate, key, reconcileRelated Words adapt, tune; blend, combine, connect, correlate, dovetail, fit, fuse, integrate, join, match, merge, orchestrate, pair, square, suit, synchronize, synthesize, unify, unite; align (also aline), arrange, array, balance, equalize, even, order, proportion, regularize, standardizeNear Antonyms confuse, disarray, disorder, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, skew, upset; alienate, estrangeAntonyms disharmonize

  3. 3 to change (something) so as to make it suitable for a new use or situation <accommodated the lectern to the height of the guest speaker, who turned out to be quite short> Synonyms acclimate, acclimatize, adapt, adjust, condition, conform, doctor, edit, fashion, fit, put, shape, suit, tailorRelated Words readapt, readjust; customize, gear, match, model, pattern; attune, correct, harmonize, square, tune; establish, root, settle; acquaint, familiarize, orient, orientate; equip, prepare, prime, rehearse; harden, inure, season, toughen; alter, convert, make over, modify, recast, reclaim, recycle, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refashion, refigure, refit, refocus, reinvent, rejigger, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, transform; accustom, condition, habilitate, habituate, naturalize; ready, season; bend; fiddle (with), fine-tune, phase, register, regulate, rigNear Antonyms misadjust

  4. 4 to do a service or favor for <couldn't accommodate everyone who wanted a free T-shirt> Synonyms oblige, favorRelated Words humor, indulge; coddle, mollycoddle, pamper; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; abet, aid, assist, help, support; attend, care (for), comfort, minister (to), relieve, succorNear Antonyms bother, discommode, disturb, incommode, inconvenience, trouble; burden, encumber, saddle, weigh; desert, disappoint, fail, let down; constrain, hamper, hamstring, hinder, hobble, hold back, impede, obstruct, restrain; frustrate, oppose, sabotage, thwartAntonyms disoblige

  5. 5 to provide with living quarters or shelter <regards the tent as entirely inadequate for accommodating them through the winter> Synonyms house, bestow, billet, bivouac, board, bunk, camp, chamber, domicile, encamp, harbor, lodge, put up, quarter, roof, room, shelter, take inRelated Words ensconce, home, roost, secure, shed, stable, tent; barrack; bed (down)Near Antonyms eject, evict





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