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Definition of the adjective accommodate
What does accommodate mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [archaic] Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means 'accommodate' to end. - John Tillotson
Definition of the verb accommodate
What does accommodate mean as a doing word?
Accommodate is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.
verb - inflections: accommodated | accommodating | accommodates
- be agreeable or acceptable to
- make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Patient] He adapted himself [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Patient] to [Destination, object control with -ing] He adapted himself to waking up early [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Patient] to [Destination, not sentential clause] He adapted himself to the situation [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Destination] He adapted to the situation [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Destination, subject control with -ing] He adapted to waking up early
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonym of accommodate: adapt
- more generic words: alter / change / vary = become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
- more specific words:
- adjust = make correspondent or conformable
- pitch / gear = set the level or character of
- fit = insert or adjust several objects or people
- anglicise / anglicize = make English in appearance
- shoehorn = fit for a specific purpose even when not well suited
- orient / tailor = adjust to a specific need or market
- domesticate / tame = make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
- domesticate / naturalise / naturalize / cultivate / tame = adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
- Christianize = adapt in the name of Christianity
- naturalise / naturalize = adopt to another place
- electrify / wire = equip for use with electricity
- transcribe = rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended
- provide with something desired or needed
- have room for; hold without crowding
- provide housing for
- provide a service or favor for someone
- make (one thing) compatible with (another)
- example: The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of accommodate: conciliate / reconcile
- more generic words: harmonise / harmonize = bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously
Alternative definition of the verb accommodate
- [transitive] To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to 'accommodate' ourselves to circumstances.
- [transitive] To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to 'accommodate' differences, a dispute, etc.
- [transitive] To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to 'accommodate' a friend with a loan or with lodgings.
- [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. - Boyle
Specialised definition of the verb accommodate
Glossary of sports
to provide lodging for someone (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for accommodate
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by Anthony Elliott, Charles Lemert
In other words, what Dinnerstein's model cannot adequately accommodate is the impact of ideology: those complex, contradictory ...
Disabled Justice? (2015)
Access to Justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by Eilionóir Flynn
the duty to reasonably accommodate means that the public service must provide appropriate aids and ...
by Peter Cane
Correspondingly, the only function of responsibility concepts and practices that such theories accommodate is that of protecting our interest as agents in freedom of action. This argument is elaborated in 6.2 to 6.4. This chapter has two main ...
by Miranda Fricker, Jennifer Hornsby
Pluralism within reason - a perspectival realism If the right level for pluralism is ground level, the level of practice, then what epistemology needs to be brought to accommodate is a first-order epistemic pluralism. It is that sort of pluralism which ...
by Yan Huang
would probably be much more difficult to accommodate is that it runs contrary to our realworld knowledge that an average person ...
by Edmund Goldsmid
does; nor on the question as to how the brutes themselves seek out, and accommodate means to ends; nor again do we wish to quote the great names of Tycho Brahe, Armand de Bello Visu, Roderick de Arriaga, Thomas Fienus and others.
Good God (2011)
The Theistic Foundations of Morality by David Baggett, Jerry L. Walls
The claim that this world contains far more evils than a theist can accommodate is a highly ambitious one that begs to be scrutinized. The stakes are high ...
by Catharine E. Bell
to accommodate a change in species; (2.) to address animal behavioral needs; (3) to accommodate changes in organizational styles or systems; (4) to create cost ...
by Shane J. Lopez
The theory holds that it is human nature to modify existing models of the world to positively accommodate new trauma-related information when the social environment provides the basic nutrients for growth; however, the social environment ...
by Howard, Caroline
STUDENT/ENROLLMENT TRENDS The Current Higher Education Infrastructure Cannot Accommodate the Growing College-Aged Population and Enrollments, Making More Distance Education Programs Necessary Callahan (2003) noted at ...
by Robert L. Heath
often made them more likely to accommodate a powerful external public, such as consumer activists. Corporate culture variables, for instance the position of the CEO in a specific public relations situation, were also identified as potentially ...
Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley
Accommodate. 1. To equip, supply. provide. [Jonson, Discoveries : one of the perfumed terms of the time, Halliuxtt : the indefinite ude is well ridiculed by Bardolph'svainattemptto define it (2 H. IV., iii. 2. 77) : cf. to accommodate with a loan, ...
Tétes accollées, or accollé heads, in decora: accommodation dabilis, ( accommodare, accommodate: see accommodate, v.] Capable of being accommodated, or made suitable; adaptable. [Rare.] Rules accommodable to all this variety. Watts ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3O1M3M3O1D2A1T1E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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