(to) accommodate

(to) accommodate /əˈkɒmədeɪt/
A v. t.
1 alloggiare; accogliere; ospitare; dare accoglienza a; sistemare: Students are accommodated in single rooms, gli studenti sono alloggiati in camere singole; The hotel can accommodate 500 guests, l'albergo può accogliere 500 persone
2 dare spazio a; avere spazio per; accogliere; poter contenere: Each shelf can accommodate 20 CDs, ogni scaffale può contenere 20 cd
3 venire incontro a; soddisfare; favorire; agevolare
4 conciliare; comporre; accomodare: to accommodate a quarrel, comporre una lite
5 fornire (qc.) a; accordare (qc.) a: to accommodate sb. with a loan, accordare un prestito a q.
B v. i.
1 adattarsi; adeguarsi; conformarsi: I had to accommodate with the local ways, mi dovetti adattare alle usanze locali
2 (fisiol., dell'occhio) accomodare
to accommodate oneself, adattarsi; adeguarsi; conformarsi: They must accommodate themselves to circumstances, devono adattarsi alle circostanze
FALSI AMICI: to accommodate non significa accomodare nei sensi di aggiustare, disporre e tornare comodo.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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  • accommodate — UK US /əˈkɒmədeɪt/ verb [T] ► to have or provide the space that someone or something needs: »The centre can accommodate up to 220 students. »The airport simply doesn t have enough room to accommodate increased air traffic. ► to give someone what… …   Financial and business terms

  • accommodate — [v1] make room, lodging available board, contain, domicile, entertain, furnish, harbor, hold, house, put up*, quarter, receive, rent, shelter, supply, take in, welcome; concept 226 Ant. turn away, turn out accommodate [v2] make, become suitable… …   New thesaurus

  • accommodate — [ə käm′ə dāt΄] vt. accommodated, accommodating [< L accommodatus, pp. of accommodare < ad , to + commodare, to fit < commodus: see COMMODE] 1. to make fit; adjust; adapt [to accommodate oneself to changes] 2. to reconcile (differences) 3 …   English World dictionary

  • Accommodate — Ac*com mo*date, a. [L. accommodatus, p. p. of accommodare.] Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end. [Archaic] Tillotson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accommodate — accommodate, accommodation These are among the most commonly misspelt words in English: there are two cs and two ms. The verb accommodate is followed by to when it means ‘adapt’ and by with when (less usually) it means ‘to equip, supply, oblige’ …   Modern English usage

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  • Accommodate — Ac*com mo*date, v. i. To adapt one s self; to be conformable or adapted. [R.] Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accommodate oneself — index adapt, condescend (deign) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • accommodate with — index lend, supply Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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