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Definition of Accommodate


  1. To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances.
  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.
  5. To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted.
  6. Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end.

Accommodate Quotations

I never stop making sure that what I say is the best of what could be said about a particular thing. It's a constant evolution. If I planted a tree one way yesterday, and somebody tells me of a better way to plant a tree, I think, 'You know, they're right, that's better.' Then I change my way to accommodate the new way of planting trees.
Martha Stewart

I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should.

The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it.
Christopher Nolan

This is the pain pacemaker. I've got a battery under my skin. From that battery are two electrodes that go into the spine where they cut bone away to accommodate it. Now I put on the power here. If I have the pain, the stimulator starts. It's tingling, like when your foot falls asleep, you know?
Jerry Lewis

Psychology is as important as substance. If you treat people with respect, they will go out of their way to accommodate you. If you treat them in a patronizing way, they will go out of their way to make your life difficult.
Mohamed ElBaradei
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Accommodate Translations

accommodate in Dutch is afstemmen, aanpassen, adapteren
accommodate in French is adapter, accommodent, accommodez, accommodons
accommodate in German is beherbergen, unterbringen
accommodate in Italian is albergare, accantonare
accommodate in Portuguese is acomode
accommodate in Spanish is acantonar, adaptar, acomodar, alojar, ubicar
accommodate in Swedish is anpassa
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