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conform

con·form

conform

 
 
pronunciation:
kn form
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part of speech: verb
inflections: conformed, conforming, conforms
definition: to act in a way that agrees with a rule or standard.
The principal made Ann conform to the school's dress code.
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synonyms:
adjust, comply
antonyms:
rebel, vary
similar words:
accord, adapt, correspond, play, square
derivations: conforming (adj.), conformingly (adv.), conformer (n.), conformist (n.)
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The word conform contains the following parts:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."