Ac*com"mo*date (?), a. [L.
accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare.] Suitable; fit;
adapted; as, means accommodate to end. [Archaic]
Ac*com"mo*date, v. i. To adapt one's
self; to be conformable or adapted. [R.] Boyle.
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
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
Syn. -- To suit; adapt; conform; adjust; arrange.