Comply

Definition of Comply

Com`ply´   Pronunciation: kǒm`plī´
v. i.1.To yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt one's self; to consent or conform; - usually followed by with.
[imp. & p. p. Complied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Complying.]
Yet this be sure, in nothing to comply,
Scandalous or forbidden in our law.
- Milton.
They did servilely comply with the people in worshiping God by sensible images.
- Tillotson.
He that complies against his will
Is of his own opinion still.
- Hudibras.
2.To be ceremoniously courteous; to make one's compliments.
v. t.1.To fulfill; to accomplish.
2.To infold; to embrace.
Seemed to comply,
Cloudlike, the daintie deitie.
- Herrick.

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