• (obsolete) Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end.


  • (transitive) To provide housing for; to furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings.
  • (transitive) To give consideration to; to allow for.
  • (transitive) To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc.
  • (transitive) 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.
  • (intransitive, rare) To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted; become adjusted.
  • (transitive, often reflexive) To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances.

    "They accommodate their counsels to his inclination. -Joseph Addison"

  • (transitive) To do a favor or service for; to oblige;
  • (transitive) To contain comfortably; to have space for.

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