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English noun: conformity

1. conformity (attribute) correspondence in form or appearance


Broader (hypernym)agreement, correspondence

Narrower (hyponym)justness, nicety, normality, rightness

2. conformity (act) acting according to certain accepted standards

SamplesTheir financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices.

Synonymsabidance, compliance, conformation

Broader (hypernym)cooperation

Narrower (hyponym)formality, honoring, keeping, line, observance

Antonymsdisobedience, noncompliance, nonconformance, nonconformity

3. conformity (cognition) orthodoxy in thoughts and belief


Broader (hypernym)orthodoxy

Narrower (hyponym)conventionality, legalism

Antonymsnonconformance, nonconformism, nonconformity

4. conformity (communication) concurrence of opinion

SamplesWe are in accord with your proposal.

Synonymsaccord, accordance

Broader (hypernym)agreement

5. conformity (attribute) hardened conventionality


Broader (hypernym)convention, conventionalism, conventionality

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