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Definition 1: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose - [verb of change]

Samples where accommodate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country

Synonyms for accommodate in the sense of this definition

(accommodate is a kind of ...) become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

"her mood changes in accordance with the weather" "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) equip for use with electricity

"electrify an appliance"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) adopt to another place

"The stories had become naturalized into an American setting"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) adapt in the name of Christianity

"some people want to Christianize ancient pagan sites"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment

"domesticate oats" "tame the soil"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans

"The horse was domesticated a long time ago" "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) adjust to a specific need or market

"a magazine oriented towards young people" "tailor your needs to your surroundings"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) fit for a specific purpose even when not well suited

(... is a kind of accommodate ) make English in appearance

"She anglicised her name after moving from Paris to London"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) insert or adjust several objects or people

"Can you fit the toy into the box?" "This man can't fit himself into our work environment"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) set the level or character of

"She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) make correspondent or conformable

"Adjust your eyes to the darkness"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended

Definition 2: make (one thing) compatible with (another) - [verb of change]

Samples where accommodate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories

Synonyms for accommodate in the sense of this definition

(accommodate is a kind of ...) bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously

"harmonize the different interests"

Definition 3: provide a service or favor for someone - [verb of communication]

Samples where accommodate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We had to oblige him

Synonyms for accommodate in the sense of this definition

(accommodate is a kind of ...) act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes

"He complied with my instructions" "You must comply or else!" "Follow these simple rules" "abide by the rules"

Definition 4: provide with something desired or needed - [verb of consumption]

Samples where accommodate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Can you accommodate me with a rental car?

(accommodate is a kind of ...) give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

"The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"

Definition 5: be agreeable or acceptable to - [verb of stative]

Samples where accommodate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This suits my needs

Synonyms for accommodate in the sense of this definition

(accommodate is a kind of ...) fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction

"does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?" "This job doesn't match my dreams" "meet a need"

Definition 6: provide housing for - [verb of stative]

Samples where accommodate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We are lodging three foreign students this semester

Synonyms for accommodate in the sense of this definition

(accommodate is a kind of ...) provide housing for

"The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) lodge in barracks

(... is a kind of accommodate ) supply with room and board

"He is keeping three women in the guest cottage" "keep boarders"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) provide housing for (military personnel)

Definition 7: have room for; hold without crowding - [verb of stative]

Samples where accommodate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This hotel can accommodate 250 guests
  • The theater admits 300 people
  • The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people

Synonyms for accommodate in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of accommodate ) be able to accommodate for sleeping

"This tent sleeps six people"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) contain or cover

"This box houses the gears"

(... is a kind of accommodate ) be able to seat

"The theater seats 2,000"

(accommodate has a similar meaning as ...) be capable of holding or containing

"This box won't take all the items" "The flask holds one gallon"

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