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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.


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.


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.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)abide by, comply, follow


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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