HyperDic: conform_to

English > 3 senses of the expression conform to:
VERBstativeconform toobserve
changeconform to, followbehave in accordance or in agreement with
consumptionconform to, fit, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilfill or meet a want or need
English > conform to: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"conform to the rules"
Broadercomply, follow, abide byAct in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
Oppositeviolate, go against, breakfail to agree with
English > conform to: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBehave in accordance or in agreement with.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Narrowergo byBe or act in accordance with
Broaderimitate, copy, simulateReproduce someone's behavior or looks
Spanishajustarse, guiarse, seguir
Catalanguiar-se, seguir
English > conform to: 3 senses > verb 3, consumption
MeaningFill or meet a want or need.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfit, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil
NarroweranswerBe satisfactory for
contentsatisfy in a limited way
feed on, feed uponBe sustained by
fit the bill, fill the billBe what is needed or be good enough for what is required
quell, stay, appeaseOvercome or allay
quench, slake, allay, assuagesatisfy (thirst)
satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up toMeet the requirements or expectations of
suit, accommodate, fitBe agreeable or acceptable to
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Spanishajustar, copar, corresponder, encajar, satisfacer
Catalancopar, satisfer

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