Definition of accommodate
- I needed money, and they accommodated me with a loan.
- rebuilt the ship to accommodate the bigger containers
- a hotel that can accommodate about 100 people
- trying to accommodate the special interests of various groups
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.
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First Known Use: 1538See Words from the same year
: to provide room for (someone) : to provide a place to stay and sleep for (someone)
: to have room for (someone or something)
: to do something helpful for (someone) : to provide what is needed or wanted for (someone or something)
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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