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accommodating


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accommodate  \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  accommodate  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accommodating  \Ac*com"mo*da`ting\,  a. 
  Affording,  or  disposed  to  afford,  accommodation;  obliging;  as 
  an  accommodating  man,  spirit,  arrangement. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  accommodating 
  adj  1:  helpful  in  bringing  about  a  harmonious  adaptation;  "the 
  warden  was  always  accommodating  in  allowing  visitors 
  in";  "made  a  special  effort  to  be  accommodating"  [syn: 
  {accommodative}]  [ant:  {unaccommodating}] 
  2:  obliging;  willing  to  do  favors;  "made  a  special  effort  to  be 
  accommodating" 




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