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accommodate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishaccommodateac‧com‧mo‧date /əˈkɒmədeɪt $ əˈkɑː-/ ●○○ AWL verb 🔊 🔊 1 [transitive]SPACE/ROOM if a room, building etc can accommodate a particular number of people or things, it has enough space for them 🔊 He bought a huge house to accommodate his library. 🔊 The ballroom can accommodate 400 people.2 [transitive]HOME to provide someone with a place to stay, live, or work 🔊 The island was used to accommodate child refugees.3 [transitive]ACCEPT to accept someone’s opinions and try to do what they want, especially when their opinions or needs are different from yours 🔊 We’ve made every effort to accommodate your point of view.4 [intransitive] to get used to a new situation or to make yourself do thisaccommodate to 🔊 Her eyes took a while to accommodate to the darkness.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
accommodateThe hotel can only accommodate 200 people.His main task was tastefully to accommodate as many wedding presents into their new homes as was practicable.Centers will maintain the flexibility to accommodate changes in specific projects as the need for information changes.Nineteen cabins, more than any other ship, are designed to accommodate disabled passengers.Nineteen cabins on the new ship are designed to accommodate disabled passengers.Remember to adjust the straps at the beginning and the end of the season to accommodate either bare feet or boots.We have made reasonable efforts to accommodate employees' requests for transfers.He is a natural opener, and Paul Terry has dropped down the order to accommodate him.Migrant workers to be accommodated near the place where they work.We needed all our land to accommodate our growing population.The ground floor of the new building will accommodate physiotherapy and hydrotherapy departments, orthopaedic clinic and an x-ray room.If your microwave is large enough to accommodate the turkey, thaw it in a glass baking dish.Students can study the habits of animals that have to accommodate to changes in weather.Once you been accepted at the university they promise to accommodate you in a dormitory.Coach Carr, please adjust the microphone to accommodate your 6 feet 6 inches.
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Verb table
accommodate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyaccommodate
he, she, itaccommodates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyaccommodated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave accommodated
he, she, ithas accommodated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad accommodated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill accommodate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have accommodated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam accommodating
he, she, itis accommodating
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you, we, theyare accommodating
Past
I, he, she, itwas accommodating
you, we, theywere accommodating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been accommodating
he, she, ithas been accommodating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been accommodating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be accommodating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been accommodating
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