Adjective "accommodate" definition and examples

(Accommodate may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


(of a building or other area) provide lodging or sufficient space for.
  1. 'Statistics show the four-story mall accommodates a total of 11 shops and some 120 shopkeepers.'
  2. 'This area also accommodates a small guest toilet and the stairs to the first floor.'
  3. 'The office accommodates two recently merged law firms in a space that expresses the new firm's identity.'
  4. 'A 336-square-foot guest suite above the garage accommodates visitors for extended stays.'
  5. 'This room is at the heart of the property; a recessed area accommodates an oil-fired Rayburn range while there is a cut slate floor and work surface.'
  6. 'The hospital also accommodates visitors to the Irish Kidney Association's Respite Centre in Tramore.'
  7. 'At present there are eight public off-street car parks accommodating 935 cars, with seven private car parks with over 600 spaces.'
  8. 'Today that ancestral house accommodates a dance academy run by my daughter.'
  9. 'The refurbished Main House now accommodates the Sixth Form and the Senior pupils.'
  10. 'Your average busy bar accommodates a couple of hundred people in an enclosed and poorly ventilated area.'
Fit in with the wishes or needs of.
  1. 'Because of Johnson's strong family ties, the Falcons have gone the extra mile in accommodating his wish to spend the majority of the offseason with his wife and two children.'
  2. 'The daguerreotypist was expected to accommodate the wishes of his clients.'
  3. 'The system cannot revolve around any one case, but must try to accommodate the needs of all cases.'
  4. 'It is difficult to accommodate the wishes of all in the community but we do try to get it right as far as we possibly can.'
  5. 'Many think the gospel can only succeed if it accommodates the wishes of the world.'
  6. 'The price often seems to rise inexorably as more voices must be accommodated at every turn, especially as the EU enlarges.'
  7. 'Is this mirrored in the appearance of the ‘esteemed male guest’ who must be accommodated at all costs?'
  8. 'Not for Mandarin, but for the other local languages it is designed to accommodate.'
  9. 'Work must also be restructured in such a way that it accommodates caregiving, through a shorter workweek and more flexible scheduling, for example.'
  10. 'The building supports environmentally minded commuters by providing showers for bicyclers and accommodating employees who wish to take the bus.'
  11. 'making users accommodate to the realities of today's marketplace'
  12. 'The most important choice you'll ever make is how you accommodate to this at this point and I'll promise you the worst possible thing we can ever do, is have suffering with no meaning and no purpose.'
  13. 'This idea can be easily accommodated to any size of file folders.'
  14. 'Kissinger assumed a key role in state decision-making during the 1970s and attempted to take the USA in a realist direction of accommodating to its declining power by non-ideological calculations.'
  15. 'Girls end up more accommodated to academia and flock to college, which may need to do affirmative action for males to keep the male-to-female ratio in balance.'
  16. 'Some still hold these positions, and a few have even accommodated to changing times and become sound, although never outstanding, university administrators.'
  17. 'Urban society will have to accommodate to those prices, and with the majority of people living in a sprawling urban environment, we're going to have a hard time.'
  18. 'He noted, ‘Neighbourhoods flourish by accommodating to change, not by saying no to it.’'
  19. 'I have always thought that the best way to begin to accommodate to new circumstances is to learn to laugh in them.'
  20. 'Thirdly, experiencing the changes that are going on at a physical level as the body accommodates to new life and prepares for birth can lead to a new type of relationship with your body.'
  21. 'How can society hope to accommodate to men and women alike pursuing their public ambitions while maintaining a stable domestic life?'

More definitions

1. to do a kindness or a favor to; oblige: to accommodate a friend by helping him move to a new apartment.

2. to provide suitably; supply (usually followed by with): The officials were accommodated with seats toward the front of the room.

3. to lend money to: Can you accommodate him, or are you short of cash?

4. to provide with a room and sometimes with food.

5. to furnish with accommodations, as food and lodgings.

6. to have o

More examples(as adjective)

"thermaes can be accommodate."

"rooms can be accommodate."

"people can be accommodate."

"organisations can be accommodate."

"doors can be accommodate."

More examples++


Mid 16th century: from Latin accommodat- ‘made fitting’, from the verb accommodare, from ad- ‘to’ + commodus ‘fitting’.