(adjective, verb)


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


1. be agreeable or acceptable to

Similar word(s): fit, suit

Definition categories: stative, fill, fit, fulfil, fulfill, meet, satisfy

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

Similar word(s): adapt

Definition categories: change, alter, vary

3. provide with something desired or needed

- Can you accommodate me with a rental car?

Definition categories: consumption, cater, ply, provide, supply

4. have room for; hold without crowding

- This hotel can accommodate 250 guests

Similar word(s): admit, hold

Definition categories: stative

5. provide housing for

Similar word(s): lodge

Definition categories: stative, domiciliate, house

6. provide a service or favor for someone

Similar word(s): oblige

Definition categories: communication, comply, follow

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

- The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories

Similar word(s): conciliate, reconcile

Definition categories: change, harmonise, harmonize

Sentences with accommodate as a verb:

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