- to make the same or similar: to conform one's idea to another's
- to bring into harmony or agreement; adapt: often used reflexively
Origin of conformMiddle English conformen from Old French conformer from Classical Latin conformare, to fashion, form from com-, together + formare, to form
- to be or become the same or similar
- to be in accord or agreement: the house conforms to specifications
- to behave in a conventional way, esp. in accepting without question customs, traditions, prevailing opinion, etc.
- Eng. History to adhere to the practices of the Anglican Church