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English verb: conform to

1. conform to (stative) satisfy a condition or restriction


SamplesDoes this paper meet the requirements for the degree?.


Synonymsfit, meet


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally


Narrower (hyponym)accommodate, behoove, behove, coordinate, fill the bill, fit, fit the bill, fulfil, fulfill, live up to, satisfy, suit

2. conform to (stative) observe


SamplesConform to the rules.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)abide by, comply, follow


Antonymsgo against, violate, break

3. conform to (change) behave in accordance or in agreement with


SamplesFollow a pattern.
Follow my example.


Synonymsfollow


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)copy, imitate, simulate


Narrower (hyponym)go by









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