Synonyms for conform

Grammar : Verb
Spell : kuhn-fawrm
Phonetic Transcription : kənˈfɔrm

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Définition of conform

Origin :
  • mid-14c., confourmen, from Old French conformer "conform (to), agree (to), make or be similar, be agreeable" (13c.), from Latin conformare "to fashion, to form, to shape; educate; modify," from com- "together" (see com-) + formare "to form" (see form (v.)).
  • Sense of "to comply with the usages of the Church of England" is from 1610s; hence conformist (1630s), opposed to non-conformist or dissenter. Related: Conformance; conformed; conforming.
  • verb adjust, adapt
  • verb correspond, match
Example sentences :
  • We are not obliged to conform to any particular set of rules.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • If you do not conform to society, what has society done for me?
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Why can they not conform to the Church, and be plagued to them?
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I will show them the Holy law to which they must conform, even that which they have broken.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
  • If you conform to custom, you would not say so much of a husband.
  • Extract from : « The Politician Out-Witted » by Samuel Low
  • He should learn what the South Americans want and conform his product to their wants.
  • Extract from : « Latin America and the United States » by Elihu Root
  • The bottom plank is shaped with a knife to conform to the lines of the boat.
  • Extract from : « Boys' Book of Model Boats » by Raymond Francis Yates
  • Sculpture and painting equally with music must conform to the law of simplicity.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • When we give in or conform to this seduction we generate Sin.
  • Extract from : « The Romance of the Soul » by Lilian Staveley
  • He is dying to conform to anything that he supposes to be the discipline of his class.
  • Extract from : « Roland Cashel » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for conform

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