What does Comply mean?

Definitions for Comply
kəmˈplaɪCom·ply

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. comply(Verb)

    To yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt one's self; to consent or conform;

  2. comply(Verb)

    : To be ceremoniously courteous; to make one's compliments.

  3. comply(Verb)

    : To fulfill; to accomplish.

  4. comply(Verb)

    : To infold; to embrace.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comply(verb)

    to yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt one's self; to consent or conform; -- usually followed by with

  2. Comply(verb)

    to be ceremoniously courteous; to make one's compliments

  3. Comply(verb)

    to fulfill; to accomplish

  4. Comply(verb)

    to infold; to embrace

  5. Origin: [See comply, v. i.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Comply

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Comply' in Verbs Frequency: #713

How to pronounce Comply?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say Comply in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Comply in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Comply in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Comply in a Sentence

  1. Tony Tovar:

    I wasnt gon na comply.

  2. Nicholas McGraw:

    I have friends that are not going to comply.

  3. Stanley Manetiva:

    We have to comply to follow the right procedures.

  4. Richard Burr:

    Court orders are not optional, and Apple should comply.

  5. Obeth Kandjoze:

    There has to be some teeth built into the legislation to make companies comply.

Images & Illustrations of Comply

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