Definitions for compliantkəmˈplaɪ ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

com•pli•antkəmˈplaɪ ənt(adj.)

  1. complying; obeying, obliging, or yielding, esp. in a submissive way:

    a person with a compliant nature.

  2. manufactured or produced in accordance with a specified body of rules (usu. used in combination):

    Energy Star-compliant computers.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Computers

Origin of compliant:

1635–45; comply+-ant , after pliant


Princeton's WordNet

  1. compliant(adj)

    disposed or willing to comply

    "children compliant with the parental will"


  1. compliant(Adjective)

    Willing to comply; yielding; bending; pliant; submissive; willing to do what someone wants.

    The suspect was compliant when arrested.

  2. compliant(Adjective)

    Compatible with or following guidelines, specifications, rules, or laws.

  3. Origin: comply + -ant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compliant(adj)

    yielding; bending; pliant; submissive

Anagrams of compliant

  1. complaint

Translations for compliant

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willing to comply.

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