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accommodate
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3 meanings
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1  —as in:
Each room can accommodate four
Definition provide (or have the ability to provide) something desired or needed
  • The lab can accommodate up to 30 students at one time.
accommodate = provide (or have the ability to provide) something desired or needed
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • This hotel can accommodate up to 350 guests.
  • accommodate = provide (or have the ability to provide) something desired or needed
  • We want an extra room so we can accommodate overnight guests.
  • accommodate = provide (or have the ability to provide) something desired or needed
  • Equally breathtaking was the corridor's width, which easily could have accommodated a pair of side-by-side passenger trains.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • The idea was that certain family units could accommodate an additional child.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • They bulge outward because his eye cavities are too shallow to accommodate them.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder

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2  —as in:
I will accommodate for your need
Definition adjust something to provide for a need
  • She accommodates different learning styles.
accommodates = adjust something to provide for a need
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • They had to accommodate various interests to get a majority.
  • accommodate = adjust something to provide for a need
  • The scientists had to accommodate existing theories to surprising new data.
  • accommodate = adjust something to provide for a need
  • They reached an accommodation with Japan.
  • accommodation = an adjustment or change to take care of a need
  • He had to stoop a little to accommodate me, but if Miss Stephanie Crawford was watching from her upstairs window, she would see Arthur Radley escorting me down the sidewalk, as any gentleman would do.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • accommodate = adjust for
  • "I think they'd be quite happy to accommodate you," Mr. Tall said drily.
    Darren Shan  --  A Vampire's Assistant
  • accommodate = adjust something to provide for a need
  • He is cold, but he moves his arm to accommodate me, like he's half-holding me.
    David Almond  --  Clay
  • accommodate = adjust something to provide for a need
  • "The bunkers," the girl began in the bored voice of a museum guide, "are for the accommodation of those who fail to cooperate with camp rules."
    Corrie ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • accommodation = care (something done to care of a need)
  • Whether to flee or fight or seek an accommodation.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • You're too accommodating, dear.
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
accommodating = adjust something to provide for a need

3  —as in:
hotel accommodations
Definition physical space — especially a place where travelers can stay
  • Overnight accommodations are available.
accommodations = physical space — especially a place where travelers can stay
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • We hope you will find the accommodations adequate.
  • accommodations = physical space — especially a place where travelers can stay
  • "Not everyone," the girl observed in the same detached drawl, "seems to appreciate the accommodations at the bunkers."
    Corrie ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Give those folks nice clean accommodations.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
accommodations = physical space — especially a place where travelers can stay

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