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accommodate
used in David Copperfield

10 uses
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1  —8 uses as in:
I will accommodate for your need
Definition adjust something to provide for a need
  • My friend Mr. Thomas Traddles has, on two several occasions, "put his name", if I may use a common expression, to bills of exchange for my accommodation.
    Chapters 34-36 (98% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Various ingenious arrangements he had made, for the disguise of his chest of drawers, and the accommodation of his boots, his shaving-glass, and so forth, particularly impressed themselves upon me, as evidences of the same Traddles who used to make models of elephants' dens in writing-paper to put flies in; and to comfort himself under ill usage, with the memorable works of art I have so often mentioned.
    Chapters 25-27 (84% in)
  • That perhaps it was a little indecent that the principal registrar of all, whose duty it was to find the public, constantly resorting to this place, all needful accommodation, should be an enormous sinecurist in virtue of that post (and might be, besides, a clergyman, a pluralist, the holder of a staff in a cathedral, and what not), — while the public was put to the inconvenience of which we had a specimen every afternoon when the office was busy, and which we knew to be quite...
    Chapters 31-33 (77% in)
  • The glory of lodging over this structure would have compensated him, I dare say, for many inconveniences; but, as there were really few to bear, beyond the compound of flavours I have already mentioned, and perhaps the want of a little more elbow-room, he was perfectly charmed with his accommodation.
    Chapters 34-36 (19% in)
  • 'It is humble,' said Mr. Micawber, '— to quote a favourite expression of my friend Heep; but it may prove the stepping-stone to more ambitious domiciliary accommodation.'
    Chapters 37-39 (64% in)
  • He accompanied me into Mr. Wickfield's room, which was the shadow of its former self — having been divested of a variety of conveniences, for the accommodation of the new partner — and stood before the fire, warming his back, and shaving his chin with his bony hand, while Mr. Wickfield and I exchanged greetings.
    Chapters 37-39 (76% in)
  • 'Now, I may be wrong in my conclusions; it is very likely that I am, but my individual impression is, that the gulf between my family and Mr. Micawber may be traced to an apprehension, on the part of my family, that Mr. Micawber would require pecuniary accommodation.
    Chapters 52-54 (74% in)
  • I could not help glancing round, in search of the accommodation remaining for Mr. and Mrs. Traddles.
    Chapters 58-60 (40% in)

There are no more uses of "accommodate" flagged with this meaning in David Copperfield.

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  • The Orfling was likewise accommodated with an inexpensive lodging in the same neighbourhood.
    Chapters 10-12 (73% in)
  • It is estimated that not fewer than forty-seven persons must have been accommodated with dinner at one time, exclusive of the company in the passage and on the stairs.
    Chapters 63-64 (44% in)

There are no more uses of "accommodate" in David Copperfield.

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