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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 (something)

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 (something)

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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However, these data indicate that these misbehaving students adapted better to classroom environments that accommodated their learning styles than to conventional teaching in conventional rooms.
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.
If disabled employees cannot be accommodated in their current positions, employers should consider reassignment to jobs they can perform.
If the disabilities cannot be reasonably accommodated, or the disabled applicant poses a health or safety risk, the offer may be withdrawn.
Then the individual employee must be accommodated unless the accommodation will affect the financial viability or fundamental character of the organization.
At the end of 2011, 2 278 children, or 98.2% of the children accommodated at the so-called the Homes for Medical and Social Care had one or two parents.
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 5.5% compared to the end of 2010.
Presumably, every employer who discharges or otherwise disciplines an employee for absenteeism due to a disability could be called upon to provide reasons why the absenteeism could not be reasonably accommodated. However, in most industrial settings, making such a demonstration probably is not difficult.
A prisoner serving a federal sentence brought a civil rights action against the director of a halfway house alleging that his return to prison from the halfway house was in retaliation for his request that his religious beliefs be accommodated. The district court entered judgment for the director, finding that the return was not in retaliation for the prisoner's request that his religious views on racial segregation be accommodated.
This report provides information about test takers with disabilities who participated in a variety of accommodated administrations of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
All employees and visitors of the GSA will be accommodated through the lobby of West 44th Street, and five elevators will be used exclusively by the GSA.
Compounds using up to 80% stock can be accommodated, but require experience and special handling on the mills and downstream equipment.
Videotapes of student-lecturer interactions in which speakers accommodated, over-accommodated, or under-accommodated were rated by ingroup and outgroup students and staff members on non-verbal behavior, appropriateness of behavior, motives, and evaluations of the speakers as people.