[kuh m-plahy-uh nt]
- complying; obeying, obliging, or yielding, especially in a submissive way: a man with a compliant nature.
- manufactured or produced in accordance with a specified body of rules (usually used in combination): Energy Star-compliant computers.
Origin of compliant
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Examples from the Web for compliantly
Yes, I must let myself be compliantly swept further up town.The Adventures of a Widow
- complying, obliging, or yielding
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Word Origin and History for compliantly
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