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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conform  \Con*form"\,  a.  [L.  conformis;  con-  +  forma  form:  cf  F. 
  conforme.] 
  Of  the  same  form  similar  in  import;  conformable.  --Bacon. 
 
  Care  must  be  taken  that  the  interpretation  be  every  way 
  conform  to  the  analogy  of  faith.  --Bp.Hall. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conform  \Con*form"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Conformed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Conforming}.]  [F.  conformer,  L.  conformare, 
  -formatum;  con-  +  formare  to  form  forma  form  See  {Form}.] 
  To  shape  in  accordance  with  to  make  like  to  bring  into 
  harmony  or  agreement  with  --  usually  with  to  or  unto. 
 
  Demand  of  them  wherefore  they  conform  not  themselves 
  unto  the  order  of  the  church.  --Hooker. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conform  \Con*form"\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  be  in  accord  or  harmony;  to  comply;  to  be  obedient;  to 
  submit;  --  with  to  or  with 
 
  A  rule  to  which  experience  must  conform.  --Whewell. 
 
  2.  (Eng.  Eccl.  Hist.)  To  comply  with  the  usages  of  the 
  Established  Church;  to  be  a  conformist. 
 
  About  two  thousand  ministers  whose  consciences  did 
  not  suffer  them  to  conform  were  driven  from  their 
  benefices  in  a  day  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conform 
  v  1:  be  similar,  be  in  line  with  [ant:  {deviate}] 
  2:  adapt  or  conform  oneself;  "We  must  adjust  to  the  bad 
  economic  situation"  [syn:  {adjust},  {adapt}] 




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