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accommodate

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1 to make or have room for
  • the back seat accommodates three people comfortably
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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
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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
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4 to do a service or favor for
  • couldnʼt accommodate everyone who wanted a free T-shirt
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5 to provide with living quarters or shelter
  • regards the tent as entirely inadequate for accommodating them through the winter
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Synonym Discussion of accommodate

adapt, adjust, accommodate, conform, reconcile mean to bring one thing into correspondence with another. adapt implies a modification according to changing circumstances.
    • adapted themselves to the warmer climate
adjust suggests bringing into a close and exact correspondence or harmony such as exists between parts of a mechanism.
    • adjusted the budget to allow for inflation
accommodate may suggest yielding or compromising to effect a correspondence.
    • accommodated his political beliefs in order to win
conform applies to bringing into accordance with a pattern, example, or principle.
    • refused to conform to society's values
reconcile implies the demonstration of the underlying compatibility of things that seem to be incompatible.
    • tried to reconcile what he said with what I knew


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