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accommodate (oneself) to

To assimilate or adjust to a new environment or a different set of rules or expectations. The new student struggled to accommodate himself to the new school and often got in trouble as a result. If you're going to live with us, you need to accommodate yourself to our rules.
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accommodate (one) with

To fulfill one's needs, often with special consideration after something has gone awry. Thankfully, the hotel was able to accommodate us with a non-smoking room after all. I was told there were no rentals left, but once I mentioned my famous father, the clerk was suddenly able to accommodate me with a luxury car.
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as accommodating as a hog on ice

Very disagreeable. An old New England expression that imparts a very clear message: swine don't like being very cold any more than people do.
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The results of these award-winning studies are yet more evidence that Synchrony's unique three-dimensional design and physiologic mechanism of action make it the first truly accommodating lens design.
Founded in Irvine, California, in 2001, Visiogen's first commercial application, Synchrony[R], a 3-dimensional dual optic accommodating intraocular lens and pre-loaded injector, is currently in the final phase of a U.
Founded in Irvine, California, in 2001, Visiogen's first commercial application, Synchrony[R], a dual optic accommodating intraocular lens and pre-loaded injector, is currently in clinical studies in the U.
Founded in Irvine in 2001, Visiogen's first commercial application, Synchrony(R), a dual-optic accommodating intraocular lens and pre-loaded injector, is currently in clinical studies in the U.
The Quest Vision accommodating IOL designs, FocusIOL and FlexOptic, are being developed to address presbyopia, which is the progressive loss of the natural lens' ability to change focus from far to near objects.
With the agreement, AMO gains access to novel accommodating IOL technologies that could add breadth to its growing refractive IOL offering, which currently includes the Array(R) multifocal IOL and Verisyse(TM) phakic IOL.
The Crystalens, the first and only accommodating intraocular lens that enables patients to see clearly up close, far away and at all points in between following cataract removal, and is the result of more than 14 years of research and development," said Dr.
product, the Crystalens Accommodating Intraocular Lens, and has also been issued 25 patents with 51 pending.
Unlike other clearinghouses, DataChugger CH enables payers to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace by accommodating HIPAA 276/277, 270/271 and 278 transaction sets.
In announcing the agreement, Medennium's President and CEO, Jacob Feldman, said that "This transaction will allow Medennium to focus on development of the next generation technology of the SmartLens(TM), an injectable, full-sized, accommodating, intraocular lens (IOL) which we believe can be the leading technology for the emerging accommodating lens market.
Market Scope has projected the worldwide IOL market to increase to nearly $2 billion by 2010, driven by new IOL technologies including accommodating IOLs.
But instead of accommodating her beliefs, the complaints contend that Day was criticized for her beliefs and threatened with being fired.
Instead of accommodating this employee, health department officials have decided to criticize her and threaten her with termination.