Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes. Tto do what you have to do or are asked to do.

Usage examples (36)
  • Members of the council shall observe and comply in all respects with the councilors' code of conduct.
  • Companies that use this label comply with the nonprofit group's sustainability requirements for construction.
  • Still, getting the cheaper and more recalcitrant companies to comply is a good thing.
  • Instead, merely attempting to comply is very expensive, causing many people rationally to pay off the books. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.