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 Meanings and Examples of CONFORM
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 v.  comply with; follow; fit; meet
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  It is remarkable that persons who speculate the most boldly often conform with the most perfect quietude to the external regulations of society.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
2  I assume that a salary is the price paid for a commodity, and it ought to conform with the law of supply and demand.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 7: Chapter 17
3  Every thing he possessed in the shape of learning or religion, he made conform to his disposition to deceive.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
4  In return for all this we asked but one condition: that was, that you should embrace the true faith, and conform in every way to its usages.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
5  In regard to this project of marriage for me, I will tell you, dear sweet friend, that I look on marriage as a divine institution to which we must conform.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
6  Pope Julius the Second went to work impetuously in all his affairs, and found the times and circumstances conform so well to that line of action that he always met with success.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
7  His isolation was a necessity to him; just as the appearance of conformity and mixing-in with the smart people was also a necessity.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
8  Her pleasant manners and cheerful conformity made her always valuable amongst them; but now she was absolutely necessary.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
9  Miss Crawford's letter, which she had read so often as to make every line her own, was in frightful conformity with it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVI
10  , of the parties, the less I felt justified in judging and blaming either him or Miss Ingram for acting in conformity to ideas and principles instilled into them, doubtless, from their childhood.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  They speedily discovered that their enjoyment of dancing and music was mutual, and that it arose from a general conformity of judgment in all that related to either.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 10
12  Now, in the warm lamplit room, with all its ancient implications of conformity and order, she seemed infinitely farther away from him and more unapproachable.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In V
13  We find, accordingly, that while the dictatorship was conferred in conformity with public ordinances, and not through personal influence, it was constantly beneficial to the city.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIV.
14  "Within eight days, if thou wilt be patient and conformable to my directions," replied Rebecca.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
15  I pray thee be more conformable in this matter of my ransom.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
Example Sentence:
1  The Night Rider lamp has been designed to conform to new British Standard safety requirements.
2  The toys fail to conform to current safety standards.
3  He doesn't conform to/fit/fill the national stereotype of a Frenchman.
4  His designs indicate a reluctance to conform to fashion.
5  There is considerable pressure on teenagers to conform.
6  The building does not conform to safety regulations.
7  This mark signifies that the products conform to an approved standard.
8  Why, in defiance of every precept and principle of this house, does she conform to the world so openly--here in an evangelical, charitable establishment--as to wear her hair one mass of curls?
9  Their actions were in conformity with their declared intentions.
10  They acted exactly in conformity of the churches and followed with the principles there.
11  The procedure is in strict conformity with standard international practices.