COMPLY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COMPLY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
comply
 v.  yield assent; accord; agree, or acquiesce; adapt one's self; fulfill; accomplish
Classic Sentence: (63 in 5 pages)
1  These motives urged me to comply with his demand.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 10
2  We may not part until you have promised to comply with my requisition.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
3  After a long pause of reflection I concluded that the justice due both to him and my fellow creatures demanded of me that I should comply with his request.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 17
4  I suppose there's nothing to be done," exclaimed Camilla, "but comply and depart.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
5  I hastened to comply with his friendly suggestion, and opening Peggotty's purse, turned it upside down into his hand.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. I ENLARGE MY CIRCLE OF ACQUAINTANCE
6  Heyward prepared to comply, though with strong disgust at the nature of the office he was compelled to execute.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
7  There was no longer any plausible pretext for delay; and Duncan was obliged, however reluctantly, to comply.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
8  Cora, already regretting her precipitation, was obliged to comply, for Magua instantly left the spot, and approached his gluttonous comrades.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
9  The scout seemed willing to comply; but, in the hurry of the moment, and in the change of position, he had lost the direction.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
10  I made no effort to comply, having now made up my mind to let him do his worst.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
11  Amy rose to comply with outward composure, but a secret fear oppressed her, for the limes weighed upon her conscience.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVEN
12  You will hardly blame me for refusing to comply with this entreaty, or for resisting every repetition to it.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 35
13  However, he was at length persuaded to comply; but prevailed that the articles and conditions upon which I should be set free, and to which I must swear, should be drawn up by himself.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
14  I thought it best to comply with their proposal.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
15  Edmond made great exertions in order to comply; but at each effort he fell back, moaning and turning pale.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
Example Sentence:
1  The commander said that the army would comply with the ceasefire.
2  The newspaper was asked by federal agents for assistance and agreed to comply.
3  Failure to comply with the regulations will result in prosecution.
4  The factory was closed for failing to comply with government safety regulations.
5  The Internal Revenue Service is the ultimate bureaucracy; taxpayers wasted so much paper filling out IRS forms to comply with the Paper-work Reduction Act.
6  Everyone should comply with the law.
7  Mexican federal aviation officials have indicated a substantial investment in infrastructure is needed for the airline to comply.
8  To some extent, it has something of conservatism complying with reality, and rejects idealism and transcendentalism.