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con·form

 (kən-fôrm′)
v. con·formed, con·form·ing, con·forms
v.intr.
1.
a. To be or act in accord with a set of standards, expectations, or specifications: a computer that conforms with the manufacturer's advertising claims; students learning to conform to school safety rules. See Synonyms at correspond.
b. To act, often unquestioningly, in accordance with traditional customs or prevailing standards: "Our table manners ... change from time to time, but the changes are not reasoned out; we merely notice and conform" (Mark Twain).
2. To be similar in form or pattern: a windy road that conforms to the coastline; a shirt that conforms to different body shapes.
v.tr.
To bring into accord or agreement; cause to correspond or comply: "a woman who has conformed herself to the male-designed image of virtuous widowhood so that she can live in peace" (Jennifer Panek). See Synonyms at adapt.

[Middle English conformen, from Old French conformer, from Latin cōnfōrmāre, to shape after : com-, com- + fōrmāre, to shape (from fōrma, shape).]

con·form′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.conforming - adhering to established customs or doctrines (especially in religion)
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
orthodox - adhering to what is commonly accepted; "an orthodox view of the world"
References in classic literature ?
There were three officers of Tippoo's household, strangers to the rest, who had won their master's confidence by conforming, or appearing to conform, to the Mussulman faith; and to those three men report pointed as the three priests in disguise.
I seek rather, I may say, even an excuse for conforming to the laws of the land.
However, as I felt desirous to create a sensation, I determined to do all that lay in my power; and knowing that I could not delight the savages more than by conforming to their style of dress, I removed from my person the large robe of tappa which I was accustomed to wear over my shoulders whenever I sallied into the open air, and remained merely girt about with a short tunic descending from my waist to my knees.
Crushed Stone Aggregate 20 mm grading conforming to IS 383-1970.
Loans that qualify for a guarantee are called conforming loans.
The average 30-year fixed conforming annual percentage rate (APR) increased 0.
describes patterns of incarceration for LGB and gender nonconforming youths compared with their heterosexual and gender conforming peers to help juvenile justice professionals understand the social context around the detention of many LGB and gender non-conforming youths; and
Generally conforming the filing requirements for CFCs and non-controlled Sec.
But that's how Washington views us for purposes of establishing conforming loan limits.
In this section we present what is known about the existence of the different types of Hamiltonian paths and cycles for conforming triangular and tetrahedral grids.
In lieu of form 8332, the noncustodial parent may attach a written declaration conforming to the substance of form 8332.
California is not conforming to the following federal provisions: