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COMPLY (complied)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does comply mean? 

COMPLY (verb)
  The verb COMPLY has 1 sense:

1. act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes

  Familiarity information: COMPLY used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COMPLY (verb)


Sense 1comply [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

abide by; comply; follow

Context examples:

He complied with my instructions / You must comply or else! / Follow these simple rules / abide by the rules

Hypernyms (to "comply" is one way to...):

obey (be obedient to)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "comply"):

accommodate; oblige (provide a service or favor for someone)

toe the line (do what is expected)

conform to (observe)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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