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accommodate

(ə-kŏm′ə-dāt′)
v. accommo·dated, accommo·dating, accommo·dates
v.tr.
1.
a. To have enough space for: a parking lot big enough to accommodate buses.
b. To provide lodging for: We looked for a hotel to accommodate the extra guests.
2. To take into consideration or make adjustments for; allow for: an economic proposal that accommodates the interests of senior citizens.
3.
a. To do a favor or service for; oblige.
b. To provide for; supply with something needed: accommodated the expedition with supplies.
4. To make suitable; adapt or adjust: accommodated herself to her new surroundings.
v.intr.
1. To adapt oneself; become adjusted: It is never easy to accommodate to social change.
2. Physiology To become adjusted, as the eye to focusing on objects at a distance.

ac·com′mo·da′tive adj.
ac·com′mo·da′tor n.

Patient discussion about accommodate

Q. My mind is getting confused now and i am losing on my focus. why is this change happening in me? I am a bipolar for the past 1 year. With the help of the medicines my episodes has come down. My mood is good and stable. Even my friends say that I am well as compared to previous years. But since last week I am not able to sleep well. My disrupted and reduced sleep is making me stressed. I just get 2-3 hours of sleep at night. After my lunch my tiredness starts again. My mind is getting confused now and I am losing on my focus. Why is this change happening in me?

A. There are some possibilities that you are not taking your diet in time or your diet may not be nutritious as per your requirements. This can cause you to have increased stress and you can lose your sleep. This may increase the tiredness. Check if you are taking your medicines in right time. This can also be due to your stress. You may have stress due to your lifestyle too, which needs to be well managed in a healthy way. You can meet your doctor, as any increase in stress due to sleep deprivation can raise the chances of episodes to return back.
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Q. Is there a verity of exercises i can do with my child that would be helpful for him to be more focused and relaxed and by that help him to control the ADHD effects ?

A. from our experience - any activity is a good activity...if he feels hyperactive during homework or studying, going out and running around the block will be enough for him. if he can't do that, doing push ups, situps, and even jumping in one place can help- although i must say it is irritating as hell... try practicing also breathing techniques in order to relax.

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References in classic literature ?
There they are, down there every night at eight bells, praying for fair winds--when they know as well as I do that this is the only ship going east this time of the year, but there's a thousand coming west--what's a fair wind for us is a head wind to them--the Almighty's blowing a fair wind for a thousand vessels, and this tribe wants him to turn it clear around so as to accommodate one--and she a steamship at that
I had neither the time in which to drink them nor the space to accommodate them.
He, too, moved his hand, to accommodate the shift of hers, and she waited fearfully.
Then he told us he did not doubt but that the captain, who was one of the best-humoured gentlemen in the world, would be easily brought to accommodate us as well as we could desire, and, to make me easy, told me he would go up the next tide on purpose to speak to the captain about it.
Here,' says the boatswain to him that was a-writing, 'is the gentlewoman that the captain spoke to you of'; and turning to me, he said, 'I have been so far from forgetting your business, that I have been up at the captain's house, and have represented faithfully to the captain what you said, relating to you being furnished with better conveniences for yourself and your husband; and the captain has sent this gentleman, who is made of the ship, down with me, on purpose to show you everything, and to accommodate you fully to your content, and bid me assure you that you shall not be treated like what you were at first expected to be, but with the same respect as other passengers are treated.
If any man has got anything to say again Jem Groves, let him say it TO Jem Groves, and Jem Groves can accommodate him with a customer on any terms from four pound a side to forty.
And finally, the architect is called on to do what he does best: design the perfect space that captures the desired image, and accommodate all requirements of the clients.
Before we agreed to support the development, we did an analysis of our schools' capacities and they showed we could accommodate the additional students projected.
Although shrinking kindergarten through third-grade classes to 20 students is California's hottest educational program, Simi Valley schools can't accommodate the goal for its youngest pupils because of limited classroom space.
To accommodate these people whenever they do need to be at the office, the company had previously test-piloted the concept of "Hoteling" and found it to be a positive response to their restructured work processes.