conformed; conforming; conforms
Essential Meaning of conform
1 : to be similar to or the same as something
2 : to obey or agree with something There are new security rules and all airlines are required to conform. [=(more commonly) comply]
3 : to do what other people do : to behave in a way that is accepted by most people Most teenagers feel pressure to conform.
Full Definition of conform
: to give the same shape, outline, or contour to : bring into harmony or accord conform furrows to the slope of the land
1 : to be similar or identical also : to be in agreement or harmony —used with to or with changes that conform with our plans
2a : to be obedient or compliant —usually used with to conform to another's wishesThe building doesn't conform to local regulations.
b : to act in accordance with prevailing standards or customs the pressure to conform
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