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accommodate

verb

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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
  • couldn't 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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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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The first known use of accommodate was in 1538

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“Accommodate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accommodate. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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