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con·form·a·ble

 (kən-fôr′mə-bəl)
adj.
1. Corresponding; similar: plans that are conformable to your wishes.
2. Quick to comply; submissive.
3. Geology Of, relating to, or being rock or sediment strata that were deposited either adjacent to each other or in vertical sequence without interruption by a disruptive or altering process such as erosion or folding.

con·form′a·bil′i·ty n.
con·form′a·bly adv.

conformable

(kənˈfɔːməbəl)
adj
1. corresponding in character; similar
2. obedient; submissive
3. (foll by to) in agreement or harmony (with); consistent (with)
4. (Geological Science) (of rock strata) lying in a parallel arrangement so that their original relative positions have remained undisturbed
5. (Mathematics) maths (of two matrices) related so that the number of columns in one is equal to the number of rows in the other
conˌformaˈbility, conˈformableness n
conˈformably adv

con•form•a•ble

(kənˈfɔr mə bəl)

adj.
1. corresponding in form, nature, or character; similar.
2. compliant; obedient; submissive.
3. of or pertaining to an unbroken sequence of geologic strata or beds, characteristic of uninterrupted deposition.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.conformable - quick to comply; "I have been to you a true and humble wife, at all times to your will conformable"-Shakespeare
obedient - dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke
2.conformable - disposed or willing to comply; "someone amenable to persuasion"
compliant - disposed or willing to comply; "children compliant with the parental will"
3.conformable - in keepingconformable - in keeping; "salaries agreeable with current trends"; "plans conformable with your wishes"; "expressed views concordant with his background"
consistent - (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable; "testimony consistent with the known facts"; "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR

conformable

adjective
2. Willing to carry out the wishes of others:
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Within eight days, if thou wilt be patient and conformable to my directions,'' replied Rebecca.
And as for the experiments that others have already made, even although these parties should be willing of themselves to communicate them to him (which is what those who esteem them secrets will never do), the experiments are, for the most part, accompanied with so many circumstances and superfluous elements, as to make it exceedingly difficult to disentangle the truth from its adjuncts- besides, he will find almost all of them so ill described, or even so false (because those who made them have wished to see in them only such facts as they deemed conformable to their principles), that, if in the entire number there should be some of a nature suited to his purpose, still their value could not compensate for the time what would be necessary to make the selection.
Congress, by the articles which compose that compact (as has already been stated), are authorized to ascertain and call for any sums of money necessary, in their judgment, to the service of the United States; and their requisitions, if conformable to the rule of apportionment, are in every constitutional sense obligatory upon the States.
On comparing the Constitution planned by the convention with the standard here fixed, we perceive at once that it is, in the most rigid sense, conformable to it.
If we do NOT know them all--if Nature has still secrets in the deeps for us, nothing is more conformable to reason than to admit the existence of fishes, or cetaceans of other kinds, or even of new species, of an organisation formed to inhabit the strata inaccessible to soundings, and which an accident of some sort has brought at long intervals to the upper level of the ocean.
It is possible, Haidee, that so perfect a seclusion, though conformable with the habits and customs of the East, may not be practicable in Paris.
Therefore the Hajji said--and I helped with my counsel--that we must make arrangements to get the money in all respects conformable with the English Law.
Physicians are, some of them, so pleasing and conformable to the humor of the patient, as they press not the true cure of the disease; and some other are so regular, in proceeding according to art for the disease, as they respect not sufficiently the condition of the patient.
Some of these statements differ from those made by the justly celebrated elder Huber, but I am convinced of their accuracy; and if I had space, I could show that they are conformable with my theory.
To bring truth to light, was by the parson asserted to be the duty of every religious man; and by the philosopher this was declared to be highly conformable with the rule of right, and the eternal and unalterable fitness of things.
But somehow or other, when I come face to face with the women, my practice (I own) is not conformable.
Initially, we want this jacket to show what's possible, what added-value conformable electronics (electronic systems that adapt to the body and surroundings) can offer modern society," says Teiimo CEO Markus Strecker.