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 for accommodate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accommodate \Ac*com"mo*date\, v. i.
     To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted. [R.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accommodate \Ac*com"mo*date\, a. [L. accommodatus, p. p. of
     Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end.
     [Archaic] --Tillotson.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accommodate \Ac*com"mo*date\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Accommodated; p. pr. & vb. n. Accommodating.] [L.
     accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare; ad + commodare to make
     fit, help; con- + modus measure, proportion. See Mode.]
     1. To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to
        conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances.
        "They accommodate their counsels to his inclination."
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to
        compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate
        differences, a dispute, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient;
        to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a
        loan or with lodgings.
        [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
     Syn: To suit; adapt; conform; adjust; arrange.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs" [syn:
           suit, accommodate, fit]
      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, accommodate]
      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:
         accommodate, hold, admit]
      5: provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students
         this semester" [syn: lodge, accommodate]
      6: provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige
         him" [syn: oblige, accommodate] [ant: disoblige]
      7: make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists
         had to accommodate the new results with the existing
         theories" [syn: accommodate, reconcile, conciliate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  257 Moby Thesaurus words for "accommodate":
     acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accommodate with, accord,
     accustom, adapt, adapt to, adjust, adjust to, advance, afford,
     agree with, alter, ameliorate, arrange, arrange matters,
     assimilate, assimilate to, attune, balance, be guided by, bend,
     bestow, better, billet, board, bow, break, break in, break up,
     bring to terms, bring together, cancel, case harden, cater to,
     change, chime in with, close, close with, clothe, compensate,
     comply, comply with, compose, compound, compromise, conclude,
     condition, confirm, conform, contribute, convenience, convert,
     coordinate, cop out, correct, correspond, counterbalance,
     counterpoise, countervail, cut to, defer, deform, denature,
     discipline, diversify, do a favor, do a service, do right by,
     domesticate, domesticize, domicile, domiciliate, donate,
     duck responsibility, encase, enclose, endow, entertain, equalize,
     equate, equip, establish, evade responsibility, even, even up,
     fall in with, familiarize, favor, favor with, fill, fill up, find,
     fit, fix, fix up, float a loan, follow, fund, furnish,
     furnish accommodations, gear to, gentle, give, give and take,
     give way, go by, go fifty-fifty, habituate, harbor, harden,
     harmonize, heal the breach, heap upon, hold, homologate,
     homologize, house, housebreak, humor, improve, indulge,
     indulge with, integrate, inure, invest, keep, key to, lavish upon,
     lease-lend, lend, lend-lease, level, loan, loan-shark, lodge,
     maintain, make a deal, make an adjustment, make available,
     make concessions, make conform, make plumb, make provision for,
     make uniform, make up, measure, mediate, meet, meet halfway,
     meliorate, mitigate, modify, modulate, mold, mutate, naturalize,
     negotiate a loan, oblige, observe, orient, orient the map,
     orientate, overthrow, patch things up, play politics, poise,
     pour on, prepare, present, proportion, provide, provide for,
     put in tune, put up, quadrate, qualify, quarter, re-create,
     reach a compromise, realign, rebuild, reconcile, reconstruct,
     recruit, rectify, redesign, refit, reform, regulate, remake, renew,
     replenish, reshape, resolve, restore harmony, restructure, reunite,
     revamp, revive, right, ring the changes, rub off corners, season,
     serve, set, set right, settle, settle differences, settle with,
     shape, shelter, shift the scene, show kindness to,
     shower down upon, shuffle the cards, similarize, smooth it over,
     split the difference, square, stock, store, straighten,
     straighten out, strike a balance, strike a bargain, submit,
     subsidize, subvert, suit, supply, support, surrender, sync,
     synchronize, tailor, take the mean, tally with, tame, train,
     treat well, trim to, true, true up, tune, turn the scale,
     turn the tables, turn the tide, turn upside down, vary,
     weave peace between, wont, work a change, work out, worsen,

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