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v. ac·com·mo·dat·ed, ac·com·mo·dat·ing, ac·com·mo·dates
a. To have enough space for: a parking lot big enough to accommodate buses. See Synonyms at contain.
b. To provide lodging for: We looked for a hotel to accommodate the extra guests.
2. To take into consideration or make adjustments for; allow for: an economic proposal that accommodates the interests of senior citizens.
a. To do a favor or service for; oblige. See Synonyms at oblige.
b. To provide for; supply with something needed: accommodated the expedition with supplies.
4. To make suitable; adapt or adjust: accommodated herself to her new surroundings. See Synonyms at adapt.
1. To adapt oneself; become adjusted: It is never easy to accommodate to social change.
2. Physiology To become adjusted, as the eye to focusing on objects at a distance.

[Latin accommodāre, accommodāt-, to fit : ad-, ad- + commodus, suitable; see commodious.]

ac·com′mo·da′tive adj.
ac·com′mo·da′tor n.
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a person or thing that accommodates
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Noun1.accommodator - someone who performs a service or does a favoraccommodator - someone who performs a service or does a favor
benefactor, helper - a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
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LSI defined four learning styles based on experiential learning theory (diverger, assimilator, converger, and accommodator).
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