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com·pli·ance

 (kəm-plī′əns)
n.
1.
a. The act of complying with a wish, request, or demand; acquiescence.
b. Medicine Willingness to follow a prescribed course of treatment.
2. A disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others.
3.
a. Extension or displacement of a loaded structure per unit load.
b. Flexibility.

compliance

(kəmˈplaɪəns) or

compliancy

n
1. the act of complying; acquiescence
2. a disposition to yield to or comply with others
3. (General Physics) a measure of the ability of a mechanical system to respond to an applied vibrating force, expressed as the reciprocal of the system's stiffness. Symbol: C

com•pli•ance

(kəmˈplaɪ əns)

n.
1. the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding.
2. a tendency to yield readily to others, esp. meekly.
3. conformity; accordance: in compliance with orders.
4. cooperation or obedience: Compliance with the law is expected of all.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compliance - acting according to certain accepted standardscompliance - acting according to certain accepted standards; "their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices"
cooperation - joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"
formality - compliance with formal rules; "courtroom formality"
line - acting in conformity; "in line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line"
honoring, observance - conformity with law or custom or practice etc.
keeping - conformity or harmony; "his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"
disobedience, noncompliance - the failure to obey
2.compliance - a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
agreeability, agreeableness - a temperamental disposition to be agreeable
3.compliance - the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
group action - action taken by a group of people
obedience, obeisance - the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
prostration - abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body

compliance

noun
1. conformity, agreement, obedience, assent, observance, concurrence The company says it is in full compliance with US labor laws.
conformity defiance, disobedience, non-compliance, non-nonconformity

compliance

noun
1. An act of willingly carrying out the wishes of others:
2. The quality or state of willingly carrying out the wishes of others:
Translations
إمْتِثال، اسْتِجابَه
vyhovění
efterkommelseretten sig efter
noudattaminen
hlÿîni, auîsveipni
法令遵守

compliance

[kəmˈplaɪəns] N (with rules etc) → conformidad f; (= submissiveness) → sumisión f (with a) in compliance withconforme a, en conformidad con

compliance

[kəmˈplaɪəns] n
(= agreement, conformity) → conformité f
compliance with sth [+ law, treaty, agreement] → respect de qch
in compliance with sth → en conformité avec qch, conformément à qch
(= submission) → docilité f

compliance

nEinverständnis nt; (with rules etc) → Einhalten nt (→ with +gen); (= submissiveness)Willfährigkeit f (geh), → Fügsamkeit f; in compliance with the law/our wishes etcdem Gesetz/unseren Wünschen etc gemäß

compliance

[kəmˈplaɪəns] n
a. (with rules, orders, wishes) in compliance within conformità con
b. (submissiveness) → arrendevolezza, acquiescenza

comply

(kəmˈplai) verb
to act in the way that someone else has commanded or wished. You must comply (with her wishes).
comˈpliance noun
comˈpliant adjective
willing to comply.

com·pli·ance

n. adaptabilidad, conformidad, grado de elasticidad de un órgano para distenderse o de una estructura para perder la forma;
___ with standards___ a las normas.

compliance

n cumplimiento, adherencia; — with treatment cumplimiento del tratamiento, adherencia al tratamiento
References in classic literature ?
Cora set the example of compliance, with a steadiness that taught the more timid Alice the necessity of obedience.
Silently, and rather surprised at her own compliance, Phoebe accordingly betook herself to weeding a flower-bed, but busied herself still more with cogitations respecting this young man, with whom she so unexpectedly found herself on terms approaching to familiarity.
It denoted the advance of the procession of magistrates and citizens on its way towards the meeting-house: where, in compliance with a custom thus early established, and ever since observed, the Reverend Mr.
In compliance with the standing order of his commander -- to report immediately, and at any one of the twenty-four hours, any decided change in the affairs of the deck, --Starbuck had no sooner trimmed the yards to the breeze --however reluctantly and gloomily, --than he mechanically went below to apprise Captain Ahab of the circumstance.
My mistress, who had kindly commenced to instruct me, had, in compliance with the advice and direc- tion of her husband, not only ceased to instruct, but had set her face against my being instructed by any one else.
Elton's best compliments, "that he was proposing to leave Highbury the following morning in his way to Bath; where, in compliance with the pressing entreaties of some friends, he had engaged to spend a few weeks, and very much regretted the impossibility he was under, from various circumstances of weather and business, of taking a personal leave of Mr.
Her sister's earnest, though gentle persuasion, however, soon softened her to compliance, and Elinor saw her lay her aching head on the pillow, and as she hoped, in a way to get some quiet rest before she left her.
Diana and Mary having kissed him, left the room--in compliance, I think, with a whispered hint from him: I tendered my hand, and wished him a pleasant journey.
So, with a trifling gesture of invitation on one side, with a trifling act of compliance on the other: so -- with no knowledge in his mind, with no thought in hers, of the secret still hidden under the journey to London -- they took the way which led to that secret's discovery, through many a darker winding that was yet to come.
MY mother was too much afraid of her to refuse compliance with this odd request, if she had any disposition to do so.
Neither her out-side formd so fair, nor aught In procreation common to all kindes (Though higher of the genial Bed by far, And with mysterious reverence I deem) So much delights me, as those graceful acts, Those thousand decencies that daily flow From all her words and actions, mixt with Love And sweet compliance, which declare unfeign'd Union of Mind, or in us both one Soule; Harmonie to behold in wedded pair More grateful then harmonious sound to the eare.
Rebecca in compliance with the wishes of Ivanhoe, made that attempt to bring Cedric into the wounded Knight's chamber, which was defeated as we have already seen by the interference of Urfried, who had also been on the watch to intercept the supposed monk.

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