Definitions for



Overview of verb accommodate

The verb accommodate has 7 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (5) suit, accommodate, fit

(be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs")

2. (5) 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")

3. (3) accommodate

(provide with something desired or needed; "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?")

4. (2) 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")

5. lodge, accommodate

(provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester")

6. oblige, accommodate

(provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him")

7. accommodate, reconcile, conciliate

(make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories")


Overview of adj accommodating

The adj accommodating has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. accommodating, accommodative

(helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation; "the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in"; "made a special effort to be accommodating")

2. accommodating

(obliging; willing to do favors; "made a special effort to be accommodating")

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices