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accommodate
used in Moby Dick

4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
I will accommodate for your need
Definition
adjust something to provide for a need
  • Now as this law, under a modified form, is to this day in force in England; and as it offers in various respects a strange anomaly touching the general law of Fast and Loose-Fish, it is here treated of in a separate chapter, on the same courteous principle that prompts the English railways to be at the expense of a separate car, specially reserved for the accommodation of royalty.
    Chapters 88-90 — Schools and Schoolmasters; Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish; Heads or Tails (76% in)

There are no more uses of "accommodate" flagged with this meaning in Moby Dick.

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  • For truly, the Right Whale's mouth would accommodate a couple of whist-tables, and comfortably seat all the players.
    Chapters 82-84 — The Honour and Glory of Whaling; Jonah Historically Regarded; Pitchpoling (49% in)
  • I sought the landlord, and telling him I desired to be accommodated with a room, received for answer that his house was full—not a bed unoccupied.
    Chapters 1-3 — Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (49% in)
  • Squaring her yards, she bore down, ranged abeam under the Pequod's lee, and lowered a boat; it soon drew nigh; but, as the side-ladder was being rigged by Starbuck's order to accommodate the visiting captain, the stranger in question waved his hand from his boat's stern in token of that proceeding being entirely unnecessary.
    Chapters 70-72 — The Sphynx; The Jeroboam's Story; The Monkey-Rope (22% in)

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