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accommodate
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The House of Mirth
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as in: I will accommodate for your need Define
adjust something to provide for a need
  • Put by Rosedale in terms of business-like give-and-take, this understanding took on the harmless air of a mutual accommodation, like a transfer of property or a revision of boundary lines.

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  • She accommodates different learning styles.
  • They had to accommodate various interests to get a majority.

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  • BOOK TWO Chapter 1 It came vividly to Selden on the Casino steps that Monte Carlo had, more than any other place he knew, the gift of accommodating itself to each man’s humour.
  • She knew she could not count on her continuity of purpose, and what really frightened her was the thought that she might gradually accommodate herself to remaining indefinitely in Trenor’s debt, as she had accommodated herself to the part allotted her on the Sabrina, and as she had so nearly drifted into acquiescing with Stancy’s scheme for the advancement of Mrs. Hatch.

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  • She knew she could not count on her continuity of purpose, and what really frightened her was the thought that she might gradually accommodate herself to remaining indefinitely in Trenor’s debt, as she had accommodated herself to the part allotted her on the Sabrina, and as she had so nearly drifted into acquiescing with Stancy’s scheme for the advancement of Mrs. Hatch.

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as in: Each room can accommodate four Define
provide (or have the ability to provide) something desired or needed
as in: I will accommodate for your need Define
adjust something to provide for a need
as in: hotel accommodations Define
physical space -- especially a place where travellers can stay
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