verb (used without object), com·plied, com·ply·ing.
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He initially resisted but complied after an officer ordered him to place his hands behind his back.Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider does not approve of anti-maskers using ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’|radmarya|September 17, 2020|Fortune
Voters may not learn about such changes in time to comply, or they may receive conflicting information and not know which sources to believe.ProPublica’s Pandemic Guide to Making Sure Your Vote Counts|by Susie Armitage|September 16, 2020|ProPublica
It’s complicated, but iOS is such a massive platform that these developers don’t have much choice but to comply especially given how heavily Microsoft is pushing xCloud.Apple lays out its messy vision for how xCloud and Stadia will work with its App Store rules|Lucas Matney|September 11, 2020|TechCrunch
Additionally, Le Peuch said the new hybrid-cloud tech would be helpful for oil companies that must comply with government regulations limiting where they can store their data.IBM and Schlumberger just partnered on a big oil initiative|jonathanvanian2015|September 8, 2020|Fortune
If we were a controlled company, we would be eligible to and could elect not to comply with certain of the NYSE corporate governance standards.In amended filing, Palantir admits it won’t have independent board governance for up to a year|Danny Crichton|September 3, 2020|TechCrunch
A big cake requires a big festival, and Augustus was happy to comply.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Malaysian crew said they could not comply—the report gives no reason for what was very likely a fateful decision.
In past flare-ups—documented on open carry forums—the grocery chain has said that it will comply with state laws.Gun Control Group Moms Demand Action Asking Kroger to Ban Guns in Stores|Brandy Zadrozny|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And since WhatsApp is considered a form of texting, people are not obliged to comply.Israel, Hamas, WhatsApp and Hacked Phones in the Gaza Psy-War|Itay Hod|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Industry will then, under the proposed rules, have a two-year transitional period over which to comply with the new requirements.Guess Who Doesn’t Want You to Know How Much Added Sugar Is in Your Food|Tim Mak|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Georgia has not been so admitted, since she did not comply with the Omnibus Act.The Reconstruction of Georgia|Edwin C. Woolley
Our father, a little grieved to think that any one should worry lest he do so strange a thing, promised to comply.Life's Minor Collisions|Frances Warner
Meanwhile her uncle urged her to visit, to comply with the frequent invitations of their acquaintance.Shirley|Charlotte Bront
But what is to be done if Charles should refuse, with the inflexibility of his grandfather, to comply with this request of yours?Red Gauntlet|Sir Walter Scott
Although the notice was short, I determined to sit up a few nights and comply with it.