accommodate accommodate  /ə ˈkɑ mə ˌdeɪt/


  1. (v) provide housing for
  2. (v) have room for; hold without crowding
  3. (v) be agreeable or acceptable to
  4. (v) provide a service or favor for someone
  5. (v) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
  6. (v) make (one thing) compatible with (another)
  7. (v) provide with something desired or needed

Derived Word(s)


  1. He is not a crusader, however, and will try to accommodate the imperatives of both sides.
  2. For Gen X, it means moving in and out of the workforce to accommodate kids and outside interests.
  3. The one big exception was a monster truck so enormous that the course had to be widened to accommodate it.


  1. McCafferty Says BOE Policy Should Reflect Cause of Pound’s Drop

    Bank of England policy maker Ian McCafferty said officials should decide whether to accommodate a consumer-price shock from a drop in the pound based on the reasons for the move in the currency.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. IBM packs 128TB of flash into brain-simulating supercomputer

    To accommodate all the data needed to model the 70 million neurons that make up a mouse brain, Big Blue is using scads of the same type of memory used for PC solid-state drives.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. Senate women’s restroom expanding to accommodate historic numbers

    The ladies’ room off the Senate floor is being remodeled to accommodate the historic number of women.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Washington Post


  1. "If I were a betting man, we'll reach an agreement with the Iraqis," Bush said. "Of course, we're there at their invitation. It's a sovereign nation ...... We're going to work hard to accommodate their desires. It's their country."
    on Feb 3, 2005 By: President Bush Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Therefore, Bowlen said, "We will begin discussions with other teams in an effort to accommodate his request to be traded."
    on Mar 31, 2009 By: Pat Bowlen Source: New York Times

  3. "We are trying to accommodate consumers, our fans and the fans of Rutgers, to let them know we are trying to resolve this issue," said Goodell, who said he also has spoken with Gov. Jon Corzine and Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey. "We...
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Roger Goodell Source: Forbes

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /