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English verb: comply

1. comply (social) act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes


SamplesHe complied with my instructions.
You must comply or else!.
Follow these simple rules.
Abide by the rules.


Synonymsabide by, follow


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)obey


Narrower (hyponym)accommodate, conform to, oblige, toe the line


Verb groupadopt, espouse, follow, follow, stick to, stick with









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