Conform

Definition of Conform

Con`form´
a.1.Of the same form; similar in import; conformable.
Care must be taken that the interpretation be every way conform to the analogy of faith.
- Bp.Hall.
v. t.1.To shape in accordance with; to make like; to bring into harmony or agreement with; - usually with to or unto.
[imp. & p. p. Conformed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Conforming.]
Demand of them wherefore they conform not themselves unto the order of the church.
- Hooker.
v. i.1.To be in accord or harmony; to comply; to be obedient; to submit; - with to or with.
A rule to which experience must conform.
- Whewell.
2.(Eng. Eccl. Hist.) To comply with the usages of the Established Church; to be a conformist.
About two thousand ministers whose consciences did not suffer them to conform were driven from their benefices in a day.
- Macaulay.

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