corresponding in form, nature, or character; similar.
compliant; obedient; submissive: a conformable disposition.
Geology. of or relating to an unbroken sequence of strata or beds, characteristic of uninterrupted deposition.
- sub·con·form·a·ble, adjective
- sub·con·form·a·ble·ness, noun
- sub·con·form·a·bly, adverb
- su·per·con·form·a·ble, adjective
- su·per·con·form·a·ble·ness, noun
- su·per·con·form·a·bly, adverb
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How to use conformable in a sentence
Nothing can be accomplished but through the medium of, and conformable to these laws.
Even so, I had said nothing improper and had confined myself within the limits of language conformable to my age and education.The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
This order is neither arbitrary nor fictitious, but strictly conformable to the steps of Nature.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
The legitimacy of this appeal is admitted whenever it is allowed that our judgments ought to be conformable to fact.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive | John Stuart Mill
The old Bohemian was there, in a humble attitude, little conformable with the effrontery natural to his race.Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
British Dictionary definitions for conformable
corresponding in character; similar
(foll by to) in agreement or harmony (with); consistent (with)
(of rock strata) lying in a parallel arrangement so that their original relative positions have remained undisturbed
maths (of two matrices) related so that the number of columns in one is equal to the number of rows in the other
- conformability or conformableness, noun
- conformably, adverb
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