I. verb — [with obj.] 1. (of a building or other area) provide lodging or sufficient space for • the cottages accommodate up to six people.
2. fit in with the wishes or needs of • any language must accommodate new concepts.
3. [no obj.] ( accommodate to) — adapt to • making users accommodate to the realities of today’s marketplace.
II. derivatives accommodative /əˈkɒmədeɪtɪv / adjective
– origin mid 16th cent.: from Latin accommodat- ‘made fitting’, from the verb accommodare, from ad- ‘to’ + commodus ‘fitting’.