What does compliant mean?

Definitions for compliantkəmˈplaɪ ənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word compliant.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compliant in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compliant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yuji Hosono:

    It's compliant, but goes against the principle of accounting.

  2. Judge Amanda Woodcock:

    They made Erwiana Sulistyaningsih compliant and more subservient.

  3. Falah Russell-IdealRatings:

    We are in the infancy of Shariah-compliant investing in this country.

  4. Marc Rolph:

    The event is not health related and thus is not compliant with our policy.

  5. Administrator Greg Bickford:

    He just took the roof off the structure, and now he's compliant, it's a non-story.

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