accommodate oneself
index adapt, condescend (deign)

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  • accommodate — [ə käm′ə dāt΄] vt. accommodated, accommodating [< L accommodatus, pp. of accommodare < ad , to + commodare, to fit < commodus: see COMMODE] 1. to make fit; adjust; adapt [to accommodate oneself to changes] 2. to reconcile (differences) 3 …   English World dictionary

  • accommodate — accommodable, /euh kom euh deuh beuhl/, adj. /euh kom euh dayt /, v., accommodated, accommodating. v.t. 1. to do a kindness or a favor to; oblige; to accommodate a friend. 2. to provide suitably; supply (usually fol. by with): to accommodate a… …   Universalium

  • accommodate — [c]/əˈkɒmədeɪt / (say uh komuhdayt) verb (accommodated, accommodating) –verb (t) 1. to do a kindness or a favour to; oblige: to accommodate a friend. 2. to provide with lodging, sometimes including food. 3. to make suitable or consistent; adapt:… …   Australian English dictionary

  • accommodate — ac•com•mo•date [[t]əˈkɒm əˌdeɪt[/t]] v. dat•ed, dat•ing 1) to do a kindness or a favor to; oblige 2) to provide suitably; supply 3) to lend money to 4) to provide with a room or other accommodations 5) to have or make room for: This elevator… …   From formal English to slang

  • accommodate — verb 1) refugees were accommodated in army camps Syn: lodge, house, put up, billet, quarter, board, take in, shelter, give someone a roof over their head; harbor 2) each cottage accommodates up to six people Syn: ho …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • accommodate — verb ( dated; dating) Etymology: Latin accommodatus, past participle of accommodare, from ad + commodare to make fit, from commodus suitable more at commode Date: 1550 transitive verb 1. to make fit, suitable, or congruous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accommodate — ac·com·mo·date ə käm ə .dāt vi, dat·ed; dat·ing to adapt oneself also to undergo visual accommodation ac·com·mo·da·tive .dāt iv adj …   Medical dictionary

  • accommodate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. adapt, adjust, conform, fit, suit; oblige, help out; lend money (to); put up; lend (to). See aid, agreement, debt, pacification, abode. Ant., inconvenience, impede. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To render a… …   English dictionary for students

  • accommodate — ac·com·mo·date || É™ kÉ’mÉ™deɪt v. host guests; provide lodging; adapt oneself; give, bestow …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lend oneself to — accommodate or adapt oneself to. → lend …   English new terms dictionary

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