conform

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(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. comply, follow, acquiesce, submit, fit in, assimilate, accommodate, adapt, adjust, accustom, acclimate, acclimatize, correspond, agree, accord, harmonize, fit, suit, reconcile, do as others do, conventionalize, fit the pattern, fit the mold, be conventional, be regular, settle down, obey, abide by, yield, follow the rules, get in line, get into line, go by, keep to, fall in with, adhere, be guided by, follow the lead of, follow suit, live up to, measure up to, keep up with, be in fashion, keep up with the Joneses*, join the parade*, play the game*, go according to Hoyle*, follow the beaten path*, toe the line, toe the mark*, run with the pack*, swim with the stream*, follow the crowd*, travel in a rut*, do in Rome as the Romans do; see also agree , follow 2 , settle 8 .
Ant. conflict, differ*, disagree, rebel.
See Synonym Study at adjust , agree .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. make the same correspond, match, be like, harmonize, fit, jibe, assimilate.
2. adapt adjust, accommodate, integrate, suit, follow, fall into line, *go with the flow, comply, *do as the Romans do, *swim with the stream.
ANT.: 2. deviate, *march to the beat of a different drummer, differ
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To be compatible or in correspondence: accord, agree, check, chime, comport with, consist, correspond, fit1, harmonize, match, square, tally. Informal: jibe1. Archaic: quadrate. See AGREE. 2. To be in keeping with: become, befit, correspond, fit1, go with, match, suit. See AGREE. 3. To make or become suitable to a particular situation or use: acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adapt, adjust, fashion, fit1, reconcile, square, suit, tailor. See CHANGE. 4. To bring into accord: accommodate, attune, coordinate, harmonize, integrate, proportion, reconcile, tune. See AGREE. 5. To act in conformity with: abide by, adhere, carry out, comply, follow, keep, mind, obey, observe. Idiom: toe the line (or mark). See ACCEPT, SAME. 6. To make conventional: conventionalize, stylize. See USUAL.

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  • Conform — Conform, lat., übereinstimmend; Conformität, Uebereinstimmung; Conformation, Einrichtung, Zustimmung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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