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synonyms for complying

  • acquiesce
  • adhere to
  • give in
  • give up
  • obey
  • observe
  • quit
  • satisfy
  • submit
  • accede
  • accord
  • defer
  • discharge
  • ditto
  • fold
  • fulfill
  • keep
  • mind
  • perform
  • respect
  • yield
  • agree to
  • cave in
  • come around
  • conform to
  • consent to
  • cry uncle
  • don't make waves
  • don't rock the boat
  • fit in
  • give out
  • go along with
  • go with the flow
  • knuckle to
  • knuckle under
  • play ball
  • play the game
  • put out
  • roll over and play dead
  • shape up
  • stay in line
  • straighten up
  • throw in towel
  • toss it in
  • yes one
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antonyms for complying

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  • disobey
  • dissuade
  • condemn
  • deny
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • fail
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • oppose
  • prevent
  • refuse
  • withhold
  • decline
  • rebuff
  • reject
  • resist
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How to use complying in a sentence

Axayacatl, in complying with the usage, distinguished himself by the most daring raid yet undertaken by Aztec valor.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Most willingly, Sir Jairvis; and I know he'll be any thing but backward in complying.
THE TWO ADMIRALSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
Miss Wardour, does your faith in your friend justify you in complying with her wishes?
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Before complying with M. Kuppffer's request, the government has requested the opinion of the academy on the subject.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Complying eagerly with the invitation, Ishtar felt her very life returning with each mouthful she swallowed.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
He for some time declined complying with the request which was made, but eventually said that he lived at No. 52, Jermyn-street.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
Charles was complying with his father's command, when a stag pursued by hounds was seen making towards the house.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
In place of complying, she availed herself of a privilege the law allowed—to find a substitute.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
There we may find the complying sisterhoods of that famous tale, and there the good cheer celebrated by Rabelais reigns in glory.
PARISIANS IN THE COUNTRYHONORE DE BALZAC
There is strict discipline in all the Columns; the authorities complying on summons, and arranging what is needful.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPLYING

  • acknowledging
  • acquiescent
  • affirmatory
  • affirming
  • approving
  • complying
  • concurring
  • confirmative
  • confirmatory
  • confirming
  • consenting
  • corroborative
  • endorsing
  • favorable
  • positive
  • supporting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.