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accommodate
v. host guests; provide lodging; adapt oneself; give, bestow

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Accommodation
Accommodation may refer to:
  • dwelling
  • A place of temporary lodging
  • Reasonable accommodation, a legal doctrine protecting religious minorities
  • Accommodation (religion), a theological principle linked to divine revelation within the Christian church
  • Accommodation (law), a term used in United States contract law
  • Accommodation (eye), the process by which the eye increases optical power to maintain a clear image (focus) on an object as it draws near
  • Accommodation in psychology, the process by which existing mental structures and behaviors are modified to adapt to new experiences according to Jean Piaget, in the learning broader theory of Constructivism
  • Accommodations, a technique for education-related disabilities in special education services
  • Communication accommodation theory, the process by which people change their language behavior to be more or less similar to that of the people with whom they are interacting
  • Accommodation, a linguistics term meaning grammatical acceptance of unstated values as in accommodation of presuppositions
  • Biblical accommodation, the adaptation of text from the Bible to signify ideas different from those originally expressed
  • PS Accommodation was a pioneer Canadian steamboat built by John Molson

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WordNet 2.0 Dictionary

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accommodate

Verb
1. be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"
(synonym) suit, fit
(hypernym) meet, fit, conform to
(derivation) adjustment, accommodation, fitting
2. make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
(synonym) adapt
(hypernym) change, alter, vary
(hyponym) adjust
(derivation) adjustment, accommodation, fitting
3. provide with something desired or needed; "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"
(hypernym) provide, supply, ply, cater
(derivation) accommodation
4. 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"
(synonym) hold, admit
(hyponym) sleep
(verb-group) contain, take, hold
5. provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
(synonym) lodge
(hypernym) house, put up, domiciliate
(hyponym) barrack
(derivation) accommodation
6. provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him"
(synonym) oblige
(hypernym) comply, follow, abide by
(derivation) accommodation
7. make compatible with; "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"
(synonym) reconcile, conciliate
(hypernym) harmonize, harmonise
(derivation) adjustment, accommodation, fitting


Babylon English-Czech

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accommodate
v. ubytovat; poskytnout ubytování

Babylon English-Polish

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accommodate
Czas. zakwaterowywać; mieścić; zaspokajać


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