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Third person singular
- (transitive) To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate 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 accommodate differences, a dispute, etc.
- (transitive) To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate 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 accommodate prophecy to events.
- (intransitive) (rare) To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted. - Boyle
- To suit; adapt; conform; adjust; arrange.
- (archaic) Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end. - Tillotson
Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Adverbaccommodātē (comparative accommodātius, superlative accommodātissimē)
- Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)
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