Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb accommodate

7 senses of accommodate

Sense 1
suit, accommodate, fit -- (be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs")
       => meet, fit, conform to -- (satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?")

Sense 2
adapt, accommodate -- (make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country")
       => change, alter, vary -- (become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season")

Sense 3
accommodate -- (provide with something desired or needed; "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?")
       => provide, supply, ply, cater -- (give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests")

Sense 4
accommodate, hold, admit -- (have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people")

Sense 5
lodge, accommodate -- (provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester")
       => house, put up, domiciliate -- (provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town")

Sense 6
oblige, accommodate -- (provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him")
       => comply, follow, abide by -- (act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; "He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules")

Sense 7
accommodate, reconcile, conciliate -- (make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories")
       => harmonize, harmonise -- (bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously; "harmonize the different interests")

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