Thesaurus

accommodate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of accommodate

  1. 1 to make or have room for the back seat accommodates three people comfortably Synonyms of accommodate fit, hold, take Words Related to accommodate 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 of accommodate harmonize, attune, conciliate, conform, coordinate, key, reconcileWords Related to accommodate 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 of accommodate confuse, disarray, disorder, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, skew, upset; alienate, estrangeAntonyms of accommodate 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 of accommodate acclimate, acclimatize, adapt, adjust, condition, conform, doctor, edit, fashion, fit, put, shape, suit, tailorWords Related to accommodate 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 of accommodate misadjust

  4. 4 to do a service or favor for couldn't accommodate everyone who wanted a free T-shirt Synonyms of accommodate oblige, favorWords Related to accommodate 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 of accommodate 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 of accommodate disoblige

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

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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