Accommodate vs. Accomodate - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Accommodate (verb)

    To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt.

    "adapt|conform|adjust|arrange|suit"

    "to accommodate ourselves to circumstances"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    To cause to come to agreement; to bring about harmony; to reconcile.

    "reconcile"

    "to accommodate differences"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    To provide housing for.

    "to accommodate an old friend for a week"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    To provide with something desired, needed, or convenient.

    "to accommodate a friend with a loan"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    To do a favor or service for; to oblige.

    "oblige"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    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.

    "to accommodate prophecy to events"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    To give consideration to; to allow for.

  • Accommodate (verb)

    To contain comfortably; to have space for.

    "This venue accommodates three hundred people."

  • Accommodate (verb)

    To adapt oneself; to be conformable or adapted; become adjusted.

  • Accommodate (adjective)

    Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end.

  • Accomodate (verb)

    misspelling of accommodate

Oxford Dictionary

  • Accommodate (verb)

    (of a building or other area) provide lodging or sufficient space for

    "the cottages accommodate up to six people"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    fit in with the wishes or needs of

    "any language must accommodate new concepts"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    adapt to

    "making users accommodate to the realities of today's marketplace"

Webster Dictionary

  • Accommodate

    To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances.

  • Accommodate

    To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc.

  • Accommodate

    To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings.

  • Accommodate

    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.

  • Accommodate (verb)

    To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted.

  • Accommodate (adjective)

    Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Accommodate (verb)

    be agreeable or acceptable to;

    "This suits my needs"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose;

    "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    provide with something desired or needed;

    "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    have room for; hold without crowding;

    "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"

    "The theater admits 300 people"

    "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    provide housing for;

    "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    provide a service or favor for someone;

    "We had to oblige him"

  • Accommodate (verb)

    make compatible with;

    "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"

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