Definitions for Compliancekəmˈplaɪ əns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

com•pli•ancekəmˈplaɪ əns(n.)

  1. the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding.

  2. a tendency to yield readily to others, esp. meekly.

  3. conformity; accordance:

    in compliance with orders.

  4. cooperation or obedience:

    Compliance with the law is expected of all.

Origin of compliance:

1635–45

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conformity, conformation, compliance, abidance(noun)

    acting according to certain accepted standards

    "their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices"

  2. complaisance, compliance, compliancy, obligingness, deference(noun)

    a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others

  3. submission, compliance(noun)

    the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another

Wiktionary

  1. compliance(Noun)

    An act of complying.

  2. compliance(Noun)

    The state of being compliant.

  3. compliance(Noun)

    The tendency of conforming with or agreeing to the wishes of others.

  4. compliance(Noun)

    A measure of the extension or displacement of a loaded structure; its flexibility

  5. compliance(Noun)

    The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan

  6. compliance(Noun)

    the department of a business that ensures all government regulations are complied with

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compliance(noun)

    the act of complying; a yielding; as to a desire, demand, or proposal; concession; submission

  2. Compliance(noun)

    a disposition to yield to others; complaisance

Freebase

  1. Compliance

    Compliance is the ability of a hollow organ to distend and increase volume with increasing transmural pressure or the tendency of a hollow organ to resist recoil toward its original dimensions on application of a distending or compressing force. It is the reciprocal of "elastance", hence elastance is a measure of the tendency of a hollow organ to recoil toward its original dimensions upon removal of a distending or compressing force.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Compliance

    Distensibility measure of a chamber such as the lungs (LUNG COMPLIANCE) or bladder. Compliance is expressed as a change in volume per unit change in pressure.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Compliance' in Nouns Frequency: #2543


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