compliant


compliant
I adjective accepting, accommodating, acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, assenting, charitable, collaborative, concordant, concurring, conformable, conforming, consensual, consenting, docile, facile, favorable, indulgent, loyal, malleable, obedient, obeisant, obliging, obsequious, passive, patient, permissive, pliable, pliant, servile, submissive, toadying, tractable, uncomplaining, unreluctant, willing, yielding II index amenable, charitable (lenient), complacent, concordant, consensual, consenting, facile, favorable (expressing approval), loyal, malleable, obedient, obeisant, obsequious, orthodox, passive, patient, pliable, pliant, prone, ready (willing), sequacious, servile, tractable, true (loyal), willing (not averse), yielding

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  • compliant — com‧pli‧ant [kəmˈplaɪənt] adjective LAW if something is compliant with a law or rule, it does what the law says it must: • The Rolls Royce engines are half as noisy as the other engines, making the planes compliant with the rules on noise levels… …   Financial and business terms

  • compliant — compliant, acquiescent, resigned, and their corresponding nouns compliance, acquiescence, resignation, are com parable when used in reference to a person, a mood, or a disposition that manifests acceptance (as of another s will or of something… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Compliant — Com*pli ant, a. Yielding; bending; pliant; submissive. The compliant boughs. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compliant — COMPLIÁNT, Ă adj. maleabil ascultător, supus. (< engl. compliant) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • compliant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) tending to be excessively obedient or acquiescent. 2) complying with rules or standards. DERIVATIVES compliantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • compliant — [kəm plīənt] adj. complying or tending to comply; yielding; submissive SYN. OBEDIENT compliantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • compliant — com|pli|ant [kəmˈplaıənt] adj [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: comply] 1.) willing to obey or to agree to other people s wishes and demands →↑comply ▪ For years I had tried to be a compliant and dutiful wife. 2.) made or done according to particular… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • compliant — [[t]kəmpla͟ɪ͟ənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that someone is compliant, you mean they willingly do what they are asked to do. [FORMAL] She was much naughtier than her compliant brother. ...a docile and compliant workforce. Syn: pliant, pliable …   English dictionary

  • compliant — adjective Date: 1642 1. ready or disposed to comply ; submissive < a corrupt regime aided by a compliant press > 2. conforming to requirements < compliant software > • compliantly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • compliant — compliantly, adv. /keuhm pluy euhnt/, adj. 1. complying; obeying, obliging, or yielding, esp. in a submissive way: a man with a compliant nature. 2. manufactured or produced in accordance with a specified body of rules (usu. used in combination) …   Universalium


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