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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."
2. To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to
compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate
differences, a dispute, etc.
3. To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient;
to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a
loan or with lodgings.
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.
Syn: To suit; adapt; conform; adjust; arrange.
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