adjective com·pli·ant \-ənt\

: willing to do whatever you are asked or ordered to do : ready and willing to comply

: agreeing with a set of rules, standards, or requirements

Full Definition of COMPLIANT

:  ready or disposed to comply :  submissive <a corrupt regime aided by a compliant press>
:  conforming to requirements <compliant software>
com·pli·ant·ly adverb

Examples of COMPLIANT

  1. I asked him for a favor, and he was compliant.
  2. The student's shirt was not compliant with the school's dress code.
  3. The software is compliant with the latest standards.

First Known Use of COMPLIANT


Rhymes with COMPLIANT


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