词性: v.
音标: [əˈkɑːmədeɪt]
释义:have room for, hold without crowding;make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose;provide with something desired or needed;to bring to a state free of conflicts, inconsistencies, or differences;to give consideration to

If you accommodate, you are making an adjustment to suit a particular purpose. If you accommodate your brother’s demand for the attic room, then you give in and let him take over that space.

Accommodate entered English in the mid-16th century from the Latin word accommodat-, meaning “made fitting.” Whether it refers to changing something to suit someone’s wishes or providing someone with something he needs, accommodate typically involves making something fit. You might change your lunch plans, for example, to accommodate your best friend’s schedule. Accommodate can also refer to providing housing or having enough space for something. You might need to open up the extra bedroom to accommodate your out-of-town guests.


We can accommodate up to three hundred people here very comfortably.

Lawrence told me to accommodate you in any way possible.

I do want to apologize for not being able to accommodate some of your requests.

So whatever you need, just say so and we will accommodate, okay?

When did I ever refuse an accommodation?

The bank and I have reached an accommodation.

If you’re seeking accommodation, we got some cozy Hobbit-sized rooms available.