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What does "Accommodate" mean?


(a.) Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end (v. i.) To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted (v. t.) To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc (v. t.) To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings (v. t.) To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances (v. t.) 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

Synonyms fit, hold, suit, reconcile, adapt, oblige, lodge, admit, conciliate

Example: "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests" Example: "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories" Example: "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"

Word Family accommodated, accommodates, accommodating, accommodation, accommodations