comply

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  • Each time a new object is created it will comply with that contract.
  • The national paper might thus take place even in the non-complying States. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 4 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • She later dropped the suit after she failed to comply with several court orders.
  • If they did not comply with this rule they could face the death penalty.
  • No idea of complying with this order ever occurred to the head of the house. Cited from My Native Land, by James Cox
  • He complied at once; his friends thought that he ought to have sat it out.
  • He that complies against his will Is of his own opinion still. Cited from Familiar Quotations, ed. by John Bartlett
  • He gives her some wild flowers in exchange for her to say his name, which she complies.
  • They complied but as it turned out, John's record company turned it down.
  • There were smaller independent states that had no choice but to comply with this control.
  • Businesses within one country are required to comply with the laws in that country.
  • He came to the conclusion that he could see no just reason for complying with her demand. Cited from Macleod of Dare, by William Black
  • Did he honor his Father's law by complying with it, or did he not? Cited from The Story of the Mormons by William Alexander Linn
  • For this reason it complies with the fair use standards under US law.
  • Sometimes she perceived that she was thought positive; at other times, too complying. Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. 6, by Maria Edgeworth
  • During the break, they were ordered to remove them, seven of the eight complied.
  • Before complying with his order I looked round me once more to see if there was any chance of escape. Cited from My Strangest Case, by Guy Boothby
  • I cannot tell you how much I depend on your complying with my request. Cited from The Moorland Cottage, by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • The bird complies by leading him behind two bushes where he finds the opening.
  • This first survey proposed a location that complied with the law but was longer than necessary.
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Meaning of comply

  • verb Act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
    He complied with my instructions, You must comply or else!, Follow these simple rules, abide by the rules