- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||complied, complies, complying
||to act in agreement with or obedience to a wish, request, requirement, or rule (sometimes fol. by with).
All employees must comply with the rules.The school has a dress code, but many students do not comply.He knew if he did not comply with this monstrous order, he would be shot.
- acquiesce, conform, mind, obey
- command, disobey, refuse, resist
- similar words:
- accede, accommodate, accord, adhere, agree, assent, bow, capitulate, come around, come round, concede, concur, consent, meet, observe, satisfy, submit, yield