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comply

Legal Definition of comply

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Definition of comply

Pronunciation

Verb

comply (third-person singular simple present complies, present participle complying, simple past and past participle complied)

  1. To yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt one's self; to consent or conform;

    * 2009, Wikipedia: Cuba:
    The U.S. Congress passed a resolution calling for intervention and President William McKinley was quick to
    comply.

  2. (archaic): To be ceremoniously courteous; to make one's compliments.
  3. (archaic): To fulfill; to accomplish.
  4. (archaic): To infold; to embrace.

Usage notes

  • Usually followed by "with".

References:

  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



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