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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Ready, disposed, or likely to yield (as to pressure or the wishes of another).

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective : a man with a compliant nature. ,Energy Star-compliant computers
  • She came compliantly, limply, letting him hold her.
  • She fired, and Kirk crumpled compliantly on the floor.
  • They were inspecting a ship compliantly and according to U.N. rules. for more
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