Word of the Week: Accommodate

This week’s Word of the Week is, “Accommodate.”

verb (used with object), accommodated, accommodating.

  1. to do a kindness or a favor to; oblige: to accommodate a friend by helping him move to a new apartment.

  2. to provide suitably; supply (usually followed by with): The officials were accommodated with seats toward the front of the room.

  3. to lend money to: Can you accommodate him, or are you short of cash?

  4. to provide with a room and sometimes with food.

  5. to furnish with accommodations, as food and lodgings.

  6. to have or make room for: Will this elevator accommodate 10 people?

  7. to make suitable or consistent; adapt: to accommodate oneself to circumstances.

  8. to bring into harmony or make adjustments or allowances for: to accommodate differences; to accommodate your busy schedule.

verb (used without object), accommodated, accommodating.

  1. to become adjusted or adapted.

  2. to become reconciled; agree.