Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Made fit; made suitable; adapted; modified.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of accommodate.

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Examples

  • The five staterooms of the cabin accommodated the three treasure-hunters, the Ancient Mariner, and the mate -- the latter a large-bodied, gentle-souled Russian-Finn, known as Mr. Jackson through inability of his shipmates to pronounce the name he had signed on the ship's articles.

    CHAPTER X

  • The five staterooms of the cabin accommodated the three treasure-hunters, the Ancient Mariner, and the mate -- the latter a large-bodied, gentle-souled Russian-Finn, known as Mr. Jackson through inability of his shipmates to pronounce the name he had signed on the ship's articles.

    Chapter 10

  • But I would ask them, what rule they have to know when the apostles mean a prophecy fulfilled, and when a phrase accommodated, since they are acknowledged to use the strong expression of fulfilling in the latter case no less than in the former?

    The Grounds of Christianity Examined by Comparing The New Testament with the Old

  • Remember, both Bryant and Johnson are acknowledged sexual predators, once accused (but not convicted) of date rape (though the predatory conquest was admitted) and the other who claimed he contracted HIV after he had "accommodated" -- that was the word he used -- more than1500 women.

    Michael Kimmel: The Current Glorification of Michael Jackson Ignores His Darker Side

  • In such cases, Stalnaker (1974) suggested, presuppositions are generally accommodated, which is to say that the hearer accepts the information as given, and revises his representation of the context accordingly.

    Discourse Representation Theory

  • The subject may be discussed under two divisions: first, how the suburban travel is accommodated, that is, the great mass of people who come into the business section of the city every morning and leave at night; second, how the strictly local traffic from one point to another is provided for.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891

  • Accommodated; that is, when a man is, as they say, accommodated; or, when a man is, being, whereby, a’ may be thought to be accommodated, which is an excellent thing.

    Act III. Scene II. The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth

  • Men's humours must be captivated to God's word, and not God's word accommodated to men's humours.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • I wonder, what would the CHURCH have lost had they not "accommodated" her?

    Philocrites: When the church doesn't want to welcome the prodigal.

  • Carroll does not give adequate reasons for the decline, which may account for his characterization of John Gates as having "accommodated" himself to liberal reformism.

    The Spanish Civil War: An Exchange

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