Accommodated
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.'' --Addison. [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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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