Comply meaning

kəm-plī
(obsolete) To be courteous or obedient.
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To yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt one's self; to consent or conform.
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To comply is to do what is asked of you or to act in accordance with a set of standards.

An example of comply is when you are told to go to your room and you go.

An example of comply is when you follow warranty laws when selling products.

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To act in accordance with another's command, request, rule, or wish.

The patient complied with the physician's orders.

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To act in accordance (with a request, order, rule, etc.)
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(archaic) To be ceremoniously courteous; to make one's compliments.

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(archaic) To fulfill; to accomplish.

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(archaic) To enfold; to embrace.
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Origin of comply

  • Middle English complien to carry out, fulfill from Old French complir from Latin complēre complete

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French compli, past participle of complir.

    From Wiktionary