verb (used without object), com·plied, com·ply·ing.
Words nearby comply
Origin of comply
SYNONYMS FOR comply
OTHER WORDS FROM complyun·com·ply·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for complies
She has simply stood and watched, and once instructed to enter the boat, she complies.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Irritably, he complies, but when the stewardess moves on, he reclines the chair again, muttering balefully under his breath.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band|Grover Lewis|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mademoiselle complies, saying in a concentrated voice while that something in her cheek beats fast and hard, "You are a devil."Bleak House|Charles Dickens
I answer for it, that Mr. Van Staats complies with all engagements, as punctually as the best house in Amsterdam, itself.The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas|James Fenimore Cooper
He complies with the unreasonable wishes of the skeptical Thomas.
You must be perfectly blind not to see that he complies with every possible requisite!The Gay Rebellion|Robert W. Chambers
A better form of crate than the "dog-house" and one which complies with the law, is shown in Fig. 182.The Automobile Storage Battery|O. A. Witte