Definition of compliant
- compliant software
I asked him for a favor, and he was compliant.
The student's shirt was not compliant with the school's dress code.
The software is compliant with the latest standards.
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balky, contrary, defiant, disobedient, froward, incompliant, insubordinate, intractable, noncompliant, obstreperous, rebel, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, restive, unamenable, ungovernable, unruly, untoward, wayward, willful (or wilful);
: 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
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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