Word forms: conforms
COBUILD Advanced British English Dictionary1. verbIf something conforms to something such as a law or someone's wishes, it is of the required type or quality. [V + to/with] ⇒ The Night Rider lamp has been designed to conform to new British Standard safety requirements. [V to/with n] ⇒ The meat market can continue only if it is radically overhauled to conform with strict European standards.2. verbIf you conform, you behave in the way that you are expected or supposed to behave. [V] ⇒ Many children who can't or don't conform are often bullied. [V + to/with] ⇒ He did not feel obliged to conform to the rules that applied to ordinary men. [V to/with n] ⇒ We conformed with social and family expectations.3. verbIf someone or something conforms to a pattern or type, they are very similar to it. [V + to] ⇒ I am well aware that we all conform to one stereotype or another. [V to n] ⇒ Like most 'peacetime wars' it did not conform to preconceived ideas.