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comply

com·ply

comply

 
 
pronunciation:
km plaI
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Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: complied, complies, complying
definition: 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.
synonyms:
acquiesce, conform, mind, obey
antonyms:
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
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