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 accomodate their counsels to his inclination."

Addison.

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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Ac*com"mo*date, v. i.

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

[R.]

Boyle.

 

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Ac*com"mo*date (#), a. [L. accommodatus, p.p. of accommodare.]

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

[Archaic]

Tillotson.

 

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