Conformable

Definition of Conformable

Con`form´a`ble
a.1.Corresponding in form, character, opinions, etc.; similar; like; consistent; proper or suitable; - usually followed by to.
The fragments of Sappho give us a taste of her way of writing perfectly conformable with that character.
- Addison.
I have been to you a true and humble wife, at all times to your will conformable
- Shakespeare
Conformable to Scripture as well as to philosophy.
- Whewell.
To make matters somewhat conformable for the old knight.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.Disposed to compliance or obedience; ready to follow directions; quick to comply; submissive; compliant.
I have been to you a true and humble wife,
At all times to your will conformable.
- Shak.
3.(Geol.) Parallel, or nearly so; - said of strata in contact.

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