comply [ kuhm-plahy ]
Main Entry: comply
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: abide by, follow agreement or instructions
Synonyms: accede, accord, acquiesce, adhere to, agree to, cave in, come around, conform to, consent to, cry uncle, defer, discharge, ditto*, don't make waves, don't rock the boat, fit in, fold, fulfill, give in, give out, give up, go along with, go with the flow, keep, knuckle to, knuckle under, mind, obey, observe, perform, play ball, play the game, put out, quit, respect, roll over and play dead, satisfy, shape up, stay in line, straighten up, submit, throw in towel, toss it in, yes one, yield
Antonyms: decline, deny, disobey, oppose, rebuff, refuse, reject, resist
Main Entry: accede
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: agree or consent
Synonyms: accept, acquiesce, admit, allow, assent, be game for, cave in, comply, concede, concur, cooperate, cry uncle, endorse, enter into, fold, give the go-ahead, give the green light, go along with, grant, let, okay, permit, play ball, roll over and play dead, subscribe, throw in the towel, yield
Antonyms: condemn, demur, denounce, denounce, deny, protest, refuse
Main Entry: accept
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: receive by agreeing, consenting
Synonyms: accede, acknowledge, acquiesce, admit, adopt, affirm, agree to, approve, assent, assume, avow, bear, buy, check out*, comply, concur with, cooperate with, give stamp of approval, give the go-ahead, give the green light, give the nod, go for, lap up, okay, recognize, rubber-stamp, set store by, sign, sign off on, take on*, take one up on, thumbs up, undertake
Antonyms: decline, disagree, refuse
Main Entry: accommodate
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: make, become suitable for something
Synonyms: accord, accustom, adapt, adjust, agree, attune, bend over backwards, comply, compose, conform, coordinate, correspond, don't make waves, don't rock the boat, fit, go by the book, go with the flow, harmonize, integrate, make consistent, modify, play the game, proportion, reconcile, settle, shape up, suit, tailor, tailor-make, tune
Antonyms: disarrange, unsuit
Main Entry: acquiesce
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: agree with some reluctance
Synonyms: accede, accept, accommodate, adapt, adjust, agree, allow, approve, bow to, buy, cave in, come across, come around, comply, concur, conform, consent, cry uncle, cut a deal, ditto*, give in, give out, go along, jibe, okay, pass, play ball, reconcile, roll over and play dead, say uncle, set, shake on, submit, subscribe, yes, yield
Antonyms: disagree, dissent, object, protest
Main Entry: adapt
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: adjust to a different situation or condition
Synonyms: acclimate, accommodate, accustom, alter, change, come around, comply, conform, familiarize, fashion, fit, get act together, get used to, grow used to, habituate, harmonize, make, match, modify, play the game, prepare, qualify, readjust, reconcile, remodel, revise, roll with punches, shape, shape up, square, suit, tailor
Antonyms: disarrange, dislocate, disorder, disturb, unfit
Main Entry: adhere
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: conform to or follow rules exactly
Synonyms: abide by, be attached, be constant, be devoted, be devoted to, be faithful, be loyal, be true, cleave to, comply, follow, fulfill, heed, keep, maintain, mind, obey, observe, practice, respect, stand by, support
Antonyms: disjoin, not conform
Main Entry: agree
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: be in unison, assent with another
Synonyms: accede, acknowledge, acquiesce, admit, allow, be of the same mind, bury the hatchet, buy into, check, clinch the deal, come to terms, comply, concede, concur, consent, cut a deal, engage, give blessing, give carte blanche, give green light, give the go-ahead, go along with, grant, make a deal, okay, pass on, permit, play ball, recognize, see eye to eye, set, settle, shake on, side with, sign*, subscribe, take one up on, yes*
Antonyms: contend, contradict, decline, disagree, dispute, dissent, oppose, protest, refuse
Main Entry: assent
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: agree
Synonyms: accede, accept, accord, acquiesce, adopt, allow, approve, buy, cave in, comply, concur, conform, consent, cut a deal, defer, ditto*, embrace, espouse, give five, give in, go along with, grant, knuckle under, okay*, pass on, permit, recognize, sanction, say uncle, shake on, subscribe
Antonyms: disagree, disallow, disapprove, dissent, reject
Main Entry: bow
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: submit, concede
Synonyms: accept, acquiesce, be servile, bend, capitulate, cave, comply, defer, give in, knuckle, knuckle under, kowtow, relent, succumb, surrender, yield
Antonyms: defend, fight, overpower
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