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conform to
  1. v. satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?" [syn: meet, fit]

  2. observe; "conform to the rules" [ant: violate]

  3. behave in accordance or in agreement with; "Follow a pattern"; "Follow my example" [syn: follow]

Usage examples of "conform to".

As long as he lived in the Greater German Reich, he had to conform to its outward usages.

It is easy to believe that this is the ordinary language of poets to patrons but it would still hurt us to suppose that Shakespeare would conform to so degrading a custom.

The armor was close fitting, molded to conform to the biceps, triceps, pectorals and abdomen.

There were other editors as well, also with the courage to publish what they liked, even though it did not conform to the category pattern that was then being impressed on pulp fiction generally.

Of course, they'll beep out most of the dialogue to conform to Standards and Practices, but I think the viewing audience, the millions of people who tune into Informed each week will get the gist.

Dropping into a chairdog, he waited for the mindless, sedentary animal to conform to his body.

His skin was very pale, as though it were trying to conform to the all-pervading whiteness.

But do these conversions really conform to Ugunenapsa's exhortations in her eighth principle?

They would probably require you to wear cloth wrappings, for instance, to conform to their customs.

They would simply come to see it was in their own best interest to conform to standard practice.

How better to learn to what degree your species can come to conform to our usages?