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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conformable  \Con*form"a*ble\,  a. 
  1.  Corresponding  in  form  character,  opinions,  etc.;  similar; 
  like  consistent;  proper  or  suitable;  --  usually  followed 
  by  to 
 
  The  fragments  of  Sappho  give  us  a  taste  of  her  way 
  of  writing  perfectly  conformable  with  that 
  character.  --Addison. 
 
  Conformable  to  Scripture  as  well  as  to  philosophy. 
  --Whewell. 
 
  To  make  matters  somewhat  conformable  for  the  old 
  knight.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  2.  Disposed  to  compliance  or  obedience;  ready  to  follow 
  direstions  submissive;  compliant. 
 
  I  have  been  to  you  a  true  and  humble  wife,  At  all 
  times  to  your  will  conformable.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  (Geol.)  Parallel,  or  nearly  so  --  said  of  strata  in 
  contact 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conformable 
  adj  1:  quick  to  comply;  "I  have  been  to  you  a  true  and  humble  wife, 
  at  all  times  to  your  will  conformable"-Shakespeare 
  2:  in  keeping;  "salaries  agreeable  with  current  trends";  "plans 
  conformable  with  your  wishes";  "expressed  views  concordant 
  with  his  background"  [syn:  {accordant},  {agreeable},  {consonant}, 
  {in  accord(p)},  {in  agreement(p)},  {concordant}] 




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