con|form


con|form
con|form «kuhn FRM», verb, adjective.
–v.i.
1. to act according to law or rule; be in agreement with generally accepted standards of business, law, conduct, or worship: »

If you wish to be a member, you must conform to the rules of our club.

2. to become the same in form; correspond in form or character: »

Her dress conformed to the pattern.

3. Historical. to comply with the usages of the Church of England.
–v.t.
1. to make similar; make like.
2. to bring into conformity; adapt. SYNONYM(S): adjust, accommodate, reconcile.
–adj.
Obsolete.
[< Old French conformer, learned borrowing from Latin cōnformāre < com- with + formāre to shape < forma a shape]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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