compliant

  • 1 compliant — com‧pli‧ant [kəmˈplaɪənt] adjective LAW if something is compliant with a law or rule, it does what the law says it must: • The Rolls Royce engines are half as noisy as the other engines, making the planes compliant with the rules on noise levels… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 compliant — compliant, acquiescent, resigned, and their corresponding nouns compliance, acquiescence, resignation, are com parable when used in reference to a person, a mood, or a disposition that manifests acceptance (as of another s will or of something… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Compliant — Com*pli ant, a. Yielding; bending; pliant; submissive. The compliant boughs. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 compliant — COMPLIÁNT, Ă adj. maleabil ascultător, supus. (< engl. compliant) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …

    Dicționar Român

  • 5 compliant — I adjective accepting, accommodating, acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, assenting, charitable, collaborative, concordant, concurring, conformable, conforming, consensual, consenting, docile, facile, favorable, indulgent, loyal, malleable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 compliant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) tending to be excessively obedient or acquiescent. 2) complying with rules or standards. DERIVATIVES compliantly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 compliant — [kəm plīənt] adj. complying or tending to comply; yielding; submissive SYN. OBEDIENT compliantly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 compliant — com|pli|ant [kəmˈplaıənt] adj [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: comply] 1.) willing to obey or to agree to other people s wishes and demands →↑comply ▪ For years I had tried to be a compliant and dutiful wife. 2.) made or done according to particular… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 compliant — [[t]kəmpla͟ɪ͟ənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that someone is compliant, you mean they willingly do what they are asked to do. [FORMAL] She was much naughtier than her compliant brother. ...a docile and compliant workforce. Syn: pliant, pliable …

    English dictionary

  • 10 compliant — adjective Date: 1642 1. ready or disposed to comply ; submissive < a corrupt regime aided by a compliant press > 2. conforming to requirements < compliant software > • compliantly adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 compliant — compliantly, adv. /keuhm pluy euhnt/, adj. 1. complying; obeying, obliging, or yielding, esp. in a submissive way: a man with a compliant nature. 2. manufactured or produced in accordance with a specified body of rules (usu. used in combination) …

    Universalium

  • 12 compliant — adjective a) Willing to comply; yielding; bending; pliant; submissive; willing to do what someone wants. The suspect was compliant when arrested. b) Compatible with or following guidelines, specifications, rules …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 compliant — com•pli•ant [[t]kəmˈplaɪ ənt[/t]] adj. 1) complying; obeying, obliging, or yielding, esp. in a submissive way: a person with a compliant nature[/ex] 2) cvb cmp manufactured or produced in accordance with a specified body of rules (usu. used in… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 compliant — com|pli|ant [ kəm plaıənt ] adjective 1. ) designed to follow a particular law, system, or set of instructions: All our software is Year 2000 compliant. 2. ) too willing to do what other people want or too willing to accept their opinions …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 compliant — adjective willing to obey, or agree to other people s wishes and demands: He soon settled down and became a compliant patient. compliantly adverb see also: comply …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 compliant — /kəmˈplaɪənt/ (say kuhm pluyuhnt) adjective complying; yielding; obliging: *the women who are most compliant with sexist norms are awarded certain compensations. –anne summers, 1975. {comply + ant} –compliantly, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 compliant — Synonyms and related words: abject, accepting, accommodating, accordant, acquiescent, acquiescing, active, adaptable, adapting, adaptive, adjustable, adjusting, affable, affirmative, agreeable, agreed, agreeing, alacritous, amenable, amiable,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 compliant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. obedient, submissive. See obedience, submission, conformity. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. obedient, pliant, acquiescent, submissive; see docile , pliant2 . See Synonym Study at docile . III (Roget s… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 compliant — see COMPLY …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 20 compliant — com pli·ant || nt adj. acquiescent, yielding, obliging, submissive, obedient; compatible (Computers) …

    English contemporary dictionary


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