conforming


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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.
Profit margins have declined due to competitive pressure and a shift in loan mix as a result of higher demand for jumbo non-conforming and high-balance conforming loans due to increasing property values, and lower FHA loan demand due to the reduced attractiveness of FHA loan products.
Loans that qualify for a guarantee are called conforming loans.
The average 30-year fixed conforming annual percentage rate (APR) increased 0.031 percent to 3.551.
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I suspect any dog licence would be similar to a driver's licence whereby the authorities have the right to a stop check and ensure they are conforming to the law of the land and similarly if you don't have a driver's licence then you are fined and given points and a ban from driving - so goodbye dog if you don't conform.
Islamabad -- Capital Development Authority (CDA) has sealed five (5) more houses in continuation of its indiscriminate operation against non conforming use and violations of building by-laws in different residential sectors of Islamabad.
In the process of conforming, people lose faith in their own competence.