Definition of 'conform'
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So prepare your own, bearing in mind that what you take must conform to security regulations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We all have to conform in some way to live together. The Sun (2010)To conform to local ways of doing business. The Sun (2007)Deciding where you must conform and where you are freer to please yourself is dependent on the situation and the other players. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)Most of us conform to laws and social norms most of the time because to do otherwise would risk our relationships with others. Christianity Today (2000)The result was a player who conformed in no way to the standard British model. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is a mob, where you must conform to be accepted. The Sun (2015)The agents say you should be able to build a house, if it conforms with local laws. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Umpires have responsibility only for ensuring that batsmen wear helmets, not that the make conforms to the new standards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)First, unlike voluntary plans, they must conform to requirements carefully spelled out in government regulations. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)To avoid it, a woman in public life must conform to some Fifties ideal of female behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Everything must undergo transformation: and to that process which a human body must submit, human memory must also conform. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Joint enterprises are free to use and organize labour as they see fit, but they must conform to Soviet labour laws. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)By showing in the 17th century that the universe conforms to natural laws, he encouraged our age to see money as a branch of physics. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: conform VERB
If something conforms to something such as a law or someone's wishes, it is of the required type or quality.
The lamp has been designed to conform to new safety standards.
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