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go by the book

  • as inaccommodate
  • as inconform
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Synonyms for go by the book

verb make, become suitable for something
  • adapt
  • adjust
  • fit
  • integrate
  • modify
  • accord
  • accustom
  • agree
  • attune
  • comply
  • compose
  • conform
  • coordinate
  • correspond
  • harmonize
  • proportion
  • reconcile
  • settle
  • suit
  • tailor
  • tailor-make
  • tune
  • bend over backwards
  • don't make waves
  • don't rock the boat
  • go by the book
  • go with the flow
  • make consistent
  • play the game
  • shape up

Antonyms for go by the book

  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • unfit
  • decline
  • deny
  • differ
  • disagree
  • fight
  • mismatch
  • oppose
  • refuse
  • reject
  • upset
  • bar
  • block
  • frustrate
  • hinder
  • impede
  • limit
  • obstruct
  • prevent
  • stop
  • turn away
  • turn out
  • unsuit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to go by the book

accommodate

verb. make, become suitable for something

accommodated

verb. make, become suitable for something

accommodates

verb. make, become suitable for something

conform

verb. adjust, adapt

conformed

verb. adjust, adapt

conforms

verb. adjust, adapt
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.