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accommodate (someone's) wishes

To alter or tailor a situation so as to specifically cater to the desires, preferences, or designs of another person or persons. The laws exist this way for a reason, and you can't expect us to change them simply to accommodate your wishes.
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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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accommodate oneself to something

to adapt oneself to something, such as someone else's needs or a new environment. Please try to accommodate yourself to our routine.
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accommodate someone with something

to provide something special for someone; to do something that provides for someone's needs or desires. We will try to accommodate you with an earlier flight.
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2 319 children were accommodated there, of them 1 278 of were boys and 1 041 a girls.
The noted trend of decrease of the total number of children accommodated in the social homes continued in 2011, and at the end of the year it was down by 5.
As with post conditional offer disability-related inquiries, if medical examinations given at this stage reveal a disability and result in the offer being withdrawn, employers must be prepared to defend their decision because it does not discriminate against the disabled, or the disability could not be accommodated, or because the criteria upon which the decision was based is job-related and a matter of business necessity, or because the offeree poses a direct threat to health or safety.
If the disability cannot be accommodated, they must be prepared to demonstrate that officers cannot perform their essential functions, or that they pose a direct threat.
Then the individual employee must be accommodated unless the accommodation will affect the financial viability or fundamental character of the organization.
Many charter schools have waiting lists of up to thousands of students that cannot be accommodated due to ongoing facilities constraints.
We will continue to work with our client to ensure that her religious beliefs are accommodated and monitor the ongoing employment status very closely to make sure she is not discriminated against in the workplace.
BART has begun a program that will double the number of bicycles that can be accommodated at BART stations.
This case centers on the rights of our client to hold religious beliefs and have those beliefs accommodated by her employer," said Frank Manion, senior regional counsel of the ACLJ who is representing the nurse.
Witness Systems specified several important criteria for its new corporate headquarters that were easily accommodated at Colonial Center 300.
With an optical cross-connect, various levels of transparency are required and can all be accommodated.
The state-of-the-art chemistry laboratories - a NLG 50 million (USD 26 million/ GBP 16 million / EURO 23 million) expansion will be accommodated in Organon's Newhouse research center with the aim of delivering better treatments for the many millions suffering from depression and schizophrenia.
Higher-level protocols, including LAPD, and HTP2 are accommodated easily with "spare" processing power, and protocol "stacks" licensed from Trillium Digital Systems and ported to the TS704 by T.
Our customers need a system that creates an environment in which decision making by popular vote can be easily accommodated," said Ron Remschel, marketing manager of education systems for Sony Electronics' Broadcast and Professional Group.
The low delay requirements of voice and video traffic are accommodated and dynamically balanced with simultaneous bursty LAN applications.