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English definition of “accommodate”

accommodate

verb [T] uk   /əˈkɒm.ə.deɪt/ us    /-ˈkɑː.mə-/

accommodate verb [T] (FIND A PLACE FOR)

to provide with a place to live or to be stored in: New students may be accommodated in halls of residence.formal There wasn't enough space to accommodate the files.

accommodate verb [T] (SUIT)

to give what is needed to someone: The new policies fail to accommodate the disabled. We always try to accommodate (= help) our clients with financial assistance if necessary. accommodate yourself to change yourself or your behaviour to suit another person or new conditions: Some find it hard to accommodate themselves to the new working conditions.
(Definition of accommodate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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