verb (used without object), com·plied, com·ply·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR comply
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Origin of comply
OTHER WORDS FROM complyun·com·ply·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for comply
An increasing number of actual rock shards seemed happy to comply.Scientists Uncover the Universal Geometry of Geology|Joshua Sokol|November 19, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The law came into effect in May 2018 and requires businesses operating in the EU to comply with a variety of requirements covering the gathering and use of customer data.Deep Dive: How the future of publishing is taking shape in the ongoing coronavirus crisis era|Pierre Bienaimé|November 17, 2020|Digiday
It would also give consultants the green light to begin environmental studies to comply with national and state environmental quality laws.Outsiders Are Wary of San Diego’s Multibillion-Dollar Pipeline Plan|MacKenzie Elmer|November 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The Commerce Department said on Thursday that it would comply with those court rulings for the time being, even as the government appeals.
Styn directed the county to comply with the records requests through a multi-step process.Judge Orders County to Disclose COVID-Related Death Data|Jared Whitlock|November 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Chan ordered the man to put it down and the ensuing criminal complaint would say that he complied.
Sylvia insisted that Ted move out and he complied, going to stay in London.
Angleton complied, and Tony finally set the thing on fire “with a friend as witness.”The Bizarre Tale of Ben Bradlee, JFK, and the Master Spy|Will Rahn|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Davis said he complied and that a female officer straddled and then handcuffed him.
The hangers-on immediately complied, but Tupac refused and was shot three times before he was relieved of his jewelry.Tupac and Murray Kempton: The Godfather Who Wore Tweed|Michael Daly|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, it seemed that could Perry's wish have been complied with, I should be back on the "lead-strewn fields of Cuby."The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
After our meal, I begged the Indians to perform one of their dances for me—a request with which they readily complied.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Would you not have had some grounds for supposing that, had you been poor, I should not have complied with your requests?The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
Winton complied, while the hunter continued, 'You don't think much of the rebellion, eh?Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
The father made an effort at composure, and, advancing with a feeble step, he complied with the necessary forms of the court.The Spy|J. Fenimore Cooper