ac·com·mo·date /əˈkɑməˌdet/ 不及物動詞
Ac·com·mo·date, v. i. To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted. [R.]
Ac·com·mo·date a. Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end. [Archaic]
Ac·com·mo·date v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accommodated p. pr. & vb. n. Accommodating ]
1. To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances. “They accommodate their counsels to his inclination.”
2. To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc.
3. To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings.
4. 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.
Syn: -- To suit; adapt; conform; adjust; arrange.
v 1: be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs" [syn: suit,
2: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our
native cuisine to the available food resources of the new
country" [syn: adapt]
3: provide with something desired or needed; "Can you
accommodate me with a rental car?"
4: 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" [syn: hold,
5: provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students
this semester" [syn: lodge]
6: provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige
him" [syn: oblige] [ant: disoblige]
7: make compatible with; "The scientists had to accommodate the
new results with the existing theories" [syn: reconcile,