verb (accommodat, ing)
- (transitive) To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to ourselves to circumstances.
- They accomodate their counsels to his inclination. -Addison
- (transitive) To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to differences, a dispute, etc.
- (transitive) To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to 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 prophecy to events.
- (intransitive) (rare) To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted. - Boyle
Etymology: Latin accommodatus, past participle of accommodare; ad + commodare to make fit, help; con- + modus measure, proportion. See mode
- (archaic) Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means to end. - Tillotson
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