verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of conform
Synonyms for conform
Antonyms for conform
Examples from the Web for conformed
Contemporary Examples of conformed
Soon, he introduced silhouettes that conformed to the body, spaghetti straps, and dresses that looked like lingerie.John Galliano, Fired by Dior, Checks Into Rehab
March 2, 2011
Historical Examples of conformed
She conformed beautifully, but you would have felt she understood your not conforming.The Prisoner
To these images and values he conformed, not submissively, but with a militant enthusiasm.Erik Dorn
Scott was satisfied with the explanation, for it conformed with what he found in his book.Four Young Explorers
The French conformed, as far as possible, to the modes of life of the Indians.
All his predecessors, as far as I can remember, conformed to the regulation.
Word Origin for conform
mid-14c., confourmen, from Old French conformer "conform (to), agree (to), make or be similar, be agreeable" (13c.), from Latin conformare "to fashion, to form, to shape; educate; modify," from com- "together" (see com-) + formare "to form" (see form (v.)).
Sense of "to comply with the usages of the Church of England" is from 1610s; hence conformist (1630s), opposed to non-conformist or dissenter. Related: Conformance; conformed; conforming.