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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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According to the Kruskal-Wallis (H test) analysis, Accommodators and Convergers revealed better scores than Divergers and Assimilators in the homogeneous groups in Experimental group A, as shown in Table 3.
Also, there is no significant relationship between the accommodator learning style with general self-efficacy.
In our sample, there is a good likelihood that an Assimilator is African American, that a Diverger is Asian American, that a Converger is white, and that an Accommodator is Hispanic or Latino.
Research based on a small private university in Istanbul found that the percentages of undergraduate students examined by Kolb's Learning Style Inventory listed in rank order from most to least were convergers first, assimilators second, accommodators and divergers (almost equal percentages) last.
Accommodators emphasize concrete experience and active experimentation-they are the doers
He said: "I have recently received a letter from the Home Secretary David Blunkett saying two major contracts for private sector provision of places, Rose Lodge and Accommodator, are being ended.
By pairing the extremes of Kolb's two dimensions we obtain four learner types, which are called the converger, diverger, assimilator, and accommodator.
In such cases, standard internalization schemes will increase inefficiency unless the "perpetrator" happens to be the low-cost accommodator.
11) Kolb classified four learning styles: assimilator, accommodator, diverger, and converger.
Kolb's behaviour types of Accommodator and Diverger match closely with the socially oriented constructivist, and the behaviour types Assimilator and Converger link closely with the cognitive-oriented constructivist (Kolb, 1984).
For although Moton, like Washington, was known as an accommodator, he proved, at a crucial moment in our history, that there are limits to accommodation and that it is neither wise nor profitable to push a man too far.
5 million to an exchange accommodator, an independent firm that will hold the cash until Arlie settles on the properties it wants to buy in order to qualify for 1031 exchanges.
Kolb described four types of learning styles: diverger, assimilator, converger, and accommodator.
One student reflected on collaboration saying, "I had to balance being an accommodator, compromiser, and collaborator.
Drawing on established negotiation and conflict management theory, he identifies the five personal styles: (1) the avoider, (2) the compromiser, (3) the accommodator, (4) the competitor, and (5) the problem solver.