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con·form·i·ty

 (kən-fôr′mĭ-tē)
n. pl. con·form·i·ties
1. Similarity in form or character; agreement: I acted in conformity with my principles.
2. Action or behavior in correspondence with socially accepted standards, conventions, rules, or laws: conformity to university regulations.
3. Geology
a. The relationship between rock or sediment strata that were deposited adjacently or vertically in sequence without any interruption due to erosion, tilting, folding, or similar natural processes.
b. A surface exhibiting such a relationship between older rock strata and younger rock strata.

conformity

(kənˈfɔːmɪtɪ) or

conformance

n, pl -ities or -ances
1. compliance in actions, behaviour, etc, with certain accepted standards or norms
2. correspondence or likeness in form or appearance; congruity; agreement
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) compliance with the practices of an established church

con•form•i•ty

(kənˈfɔr mɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. action in accord with prevailing social standards, attitudes, practices, etc.
2. correspondence in form, nature, or character; agreement; congruity.
3. compliance or acquiescence; obedience.
4. the relationship between adjacent conformable geologic strata. Compare unconformity (def. 2).
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin]
usage: Senses of conformity involving obedience generally take to (conformity to fire regulations); those involving agreement or correspondence, with (an idea in conformity with earlier notions).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conformity - correspondence in form or appearance
agreement, correspondence - compatibility of observations; "there was no agreement between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests were in correspondence"
justness, nicety, rightness - conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety; "it was performed with justness and beauty"
normality - conformity with the norm
2.conformity - acting according to certain accepted standardsconformity - 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"
nonconformance, nonconformity - failure to conform to accepted standards of behavior
3.conformity - orthodoxy in thoughts and belief
orthodoxy - a belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards
conventionality - conformity with conventional thought and behavior
legalism - strict conformity to the letter of the law rather than its spirit
nonconformance, nonconformism, nonconformity - a lack of orthodoxy in thoughts or beliefs
4.conformity - concurrence of opinionconformity - concurrence of opinion; "we are in accord with your proposal"
agreement - the verbal act of agreeing
5.conformity - hardened conventionality
conventionalism, conventionality, convention - orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional

conformity

noun
1. compliance, agreement, accordance, observance, conformance, obedience The prime minister is, in conformity with the constitution, chosen by the president.
2. compliance, allegiance, orthodoxy, observance, traditionalism, conventionality, Babbittry (U.S.) Excessive conformity is usually caused by fear of disapproval.

conformity

noun
Translations
انْطِباق، تَطابُق، مُطابَقَه
přizpůsobeníshoda
overensstemmelse
konformitetoverenstemmelse
uygunluk

conformity

[kənˈfɔːmɪtɪ] Nconformidad f
in conformity withconforme a or con

conformity

[kənˈfɔːrmɪti] n (to rules, conventions)conformisme m
in conformity with → conformément à

conformity

n
(= uniformity)Konformismus m
(= compliance)Übereinstimmung f; (of manners)Konformismus m; (socially) → Anpassung f (→ with an +acc); in conformity with somethingeiner Sache (dat)entsprechend or gemäß; to be in conformity with somethingeiner Sache (dat)entsprechen; to bring something into conformity with somethingetw mit etw in Einklang or Übereinstimmung bringen

conformity

[kənˈfɔːmɪtɪ] n in conformity within conformità a

conform

(kənˈfoːm) verb
1. to behave, dress etc in the way that most other people do.
2. (with to) to act according to; to be in agreement with. Your clothes must conform to the school regulations.
conˈformity noun