comply, follow, abide by(verb)
act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
"He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules"
To yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt one's self; to consent or conform;
: To be ceremoniously courteous; to make one's compliments.
: To fulfill; to accomplish.
: To infold; to embrace.
to yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt one's self; to consent or conform; -- usually followed by with
to be ceremoniously courteous; to make one's compliments
to fulfill; to accomplish
to infold; to embrace
Origin: [See comply, v. i.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kom-plī′, v.i. to yield to the wishes of another: to agree or consent to (with):—pr.p. comply′ing; pa.t. and pa.p. complied′.—n. Complī′er, one who complies.—p.adj. Comply′ing, compliant. [It. complire, to fulfil, to suit, to offer courtesies—L. complēre, to fulfil.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'comply' in Verbs Frequency: #713
The numerical value of comply in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of comply in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- съобразявам се, спазвам, придържам се към, изпълнявам, съгласявам сеBulgarian
- cumplir, accederSpanish
- suostua, taipua, mukautua, myöntyäFinnish
- acquiescer, respecter, conformerFrench
- gèillScottish Gaelic
- conformarsi, concordare, adattarsi, attuareItalian
- 守る, 従う, 応じるJapanese
- aquiescer, cumprir, assentir, concordarPortuguese
- подчиня́ться, соглаша́тьсяRussian
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