Synonyms of accommodate
1 holdDictionary • The school was not big enough to accommodate all the children.
hold • The small bottles don't seem to hold much.
take • The place could just about take 2000 people.
seat • The theatre seats 570.
contain • Factory shops contain a wide range of cheap furnishings.
have a capacity for
2 houseDictionary • Students are accommodated in homes nearby.
house • Regrettably we have to house families in these inadequate flats.
lodge • They questioned me, then lodged me in a children's home.
quarter • Our soldiers are quartered in Peredelkino.
shelter • A neighbour sheltered the boy for seven days.
entertain • I don't really like to entertain guests any more.
harbour • harbouring terrorist suspects
billet • The soldiers were billeted in private homes.
3 helpDictionary • He has never made an effort to accommodate photographers.
help • If you're not willing to help me, I'll find somebody who will.
support • He supported the hardworking people.
aid • a software system to aid managers in decision-making
encourage • Their task is to encourage private investment in Russia.
assist • They decided to assist me with my chores.
befriend • It's about an elderly woman and a young nurse who befriends her.
abet • We shall strike hard at terrorists and those who abet them.
lend a hand to
lend a helping hand to
give a leg up to (informal)
4 adaptDictionary • She walked slowly to accommodate herself to his pace.
adapt • Things will be different and we will have to adapt.
match • You don't have to match your lipstick to your outfit.
fit • She was having her wedding dress fitted.
fashion • dresses fashioned to hide the bulges
alter • They have never altered their programmes.
adjust • I felt I had adjusted to the idea of being a mother very well.
modify • They agreed to modify their recruitment policy.
accustom • He accustoms us to a mixture of humour and tragedy in one play.
reconcile • It is possible to reconcile these apparently opposing perspectives.
harmonize • members have progressed towards harmonizing their economies
supply • an agreement not to supply chemical weapons to these countries
provide • I will be happy to provide you with a copy of the report.
furnish • Many proprietors try to furnish their hotels with antiques.
purvey • two restaurants that purvey Indonesian food
serve • Serve it with French bread.
afford • The room afforded fine views of the city.
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abetIf one person abets another, they help or encourage them to do something criminal or wrong. Abet is often used in the legal expression 'aid and abet'.
• We shall strike hard at terrorists and those who abet them.
accustomIf you accustom yourself or another person to something, you make yourself or them become used to it.
• He accustoms us to a mixture of humour and tragedy in one play.
adaptIf you adapt to a new situation or adapt yourself to it, you change your ideas or behaviour in order to deal with it successfully.
• Things will be different and we will have to adapt.
Thesaurus for accommodate from the Collins English Thesaurus
to supply or provide, esp with lodging or board and lodging