Accommodate : Definition

Accommodate

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Pronunciation : Ac*com"mo*date
Part of Speech : v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accommodated; p. pr. & vb. n. Accommodating.]
Etymology : [L. accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare; ad + commodare to make fit, help; con- + modus measure, proportion. See Mode.]
Definition : 1. To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances. "They accomodate their counsels to his inclination." Addison.

2. To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc.

3. To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings.

4. To show the correspondence of; to apply or make suit by analogy; to adapt or fit, as teachings to accidental circumstances, statements to facts, etc.; as, to accommodate prophecy to events.

Syn. -- To suit; adapt; conform; adjust; arrange.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ac*com"mo*date
Part of Speech : v. i.
Definition : Defn: To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted. [R.] Boyle.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ac*com"mo*date
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. accommodatus, p.p. of accommodare.]
Definition : Defn: Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end. [Archaic] Tillotson.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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