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English verb: accommodate

1. accommodate (stative) be agreeable or acceptable to


SamplesThis suits my needs.


Synonymsfit, suit


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)conform to, fit, meet

2. accommodate (change) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose


SamplesAdapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country.


Synonymsadapt


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, vary


Narrower (hyponym)adjust, anglicise, anglicize, Christianize, cultivate, domesticate, domesticate, electrify, fit, gear, naturalise, naturalise, naturalize, naturalize, orient, pitch, shoehorn, tailor, tame, tame, transcribe, wire

3. accommodate (consumption) provide with something desired or needed


SamplesCan you accommodate me with a rental car?.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody with something


Broader (hypernym)cater, ply, provide, supply

4. accommodate (stative) have room for; hold without crowding


SamplesThis hotel can accommodate 250 guests.
The theater admits 300 people.
The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people.


Synonymsadmit, hold


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)house, seat, sleep


Verb groupcontain, hold, take

5. accommodate (stative) provide housing for


SamplesWe are lodging three foreign students this semester.


Synonymslodge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)domiciliate, house, put up


Narrower (hyponym)barrack, billet, canton, keep, quarter

6. accommodate (communication) provide a service or favor for someone


SamplesWe had to oblige him.


Synonymsoblige


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)abide by, comply, follow


Antonymsdisoblige

7. accommodate (change) make (one thing) compatible with (another)


SamplesThe scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories.


Synonymsconciliate, reconcile


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)harmonise, harmonize









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