Definition of accommodate


  • be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs". Synonyms: fit, suit.
  • make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country". Synonyms: adapt.
  • provide with something desired or needed; "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?".
  • 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". Synonyms: admit, hold.
  • provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester". Synonyms: lodge.
  • provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him". Synonyms: oblige. Antonyms: disoblige.
  • make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories". Synonyms: conciliate, reconcile.

Related words

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Rhymes with accommodate

abbreviate, abdicate, abrogate, accelerate, acclimate, accumulate, acetate, activate, adequate, adjudicate, administrate, adulate, adulterate, advocate, affiliate, agglomerate, agglutinate, aggravate, agitate, aguacate.

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accommodates, accommodated.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • accommodate is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 20 points
  • accommodate is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 20 points
  • accommodate is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 24 points
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