Notebook, 1993-



In Correspondence, Accordance, Agreement . . . . . Of Form, Manner, Character, Standard, Authority, Custom. . . . To Adapt, Bring into Harmony, Fit, Agree, Comply, Obey

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Comformity n pl -ties [15c] 1: correspondence in form, manner, or character: Agreement [behaved in __ with her beliefs] 2: an act or instance of conforming 3: action in accordance with some specified standard or authority [__ to social custom]

Conform vb [ME, fr. MF conformer, fr. L conformare, fr. com- + formare to form, fr. forma form] vt [14c]: to give the same shape, outline, or contour to: bring into harmony or accord [__ furrows to the slope of the land] -vi 1: to be similar or identical; also: to be in agreement or harmony -used with to or with 2a: to be obedient or compliant -usul. used with to b: to act in accordance with prevailing standards or customs -syn see Adapt

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]



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