Definition of Compliance

1. Noun. Acting according to certain accepted standards. "Their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices"

Exact synonyms: Abidance, Conformation, Conformity
Generic synonyms: Cooperation
Specialized synonyms: Formality, Line, Honoring, Observance, Keeping
Derivative terms: Comply, Conform
Antonyms: Noncompliance, Nonconformity



2. Noun. A disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others.

3. Noun. The act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another.
Exact synonyms: Submission
Generic synonyms: Group Action
Specialized synonyms: Obedience, Obeisance, Prostration
Derivative terms: Submit, Submit, Submit

Definition of Compliance

1. n. The act of complying; a yielding; as to a desire, demand, or proposal; concession; submission.

Definition of Compliance

1. Noun. An act of complying. ¹

2. Noun. The state of being compliant. ¹

3. Noun. The tendency of conforming with or agreeing to the wishes of others. ¹

4. Noun. A measure of the extension or displacement of a loaded structure; its flexibility ¹

5. Noun. (medicine) The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan ¹

6. Noun. (uncountable business) the department of a business that ensures all government regulations are complied with ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Compliance

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Compliance

1. A physical quality of yielding to pressure or force without disruption, or an expression of the measure of the ability to do so, as an expression of the distensibility of an air- or fluid-filled organ, e.g., the lung (lung compliance) or the bladder, in terms of unit of volume change per unit of pressure change. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compliance

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compliance (current term)
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Literary usage of Compliance

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1. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"In compliance with the resolution of the I7th of April, I transmit to the Senate a ... In compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the lyth instant, ..."

2. The Works of Joseph Bellamy by Joseph Bellamy, Tryon Edwards (1850)
"TRUE religion consists in a conformity to the law of God, and in a compliance with the gospel of Christ. The religion of innocent man consisted only in a ..."

3. Studies in History and Jurisprudence by James Bryce Bryce (1901)
"Why in fact is so large a part of our daily conduct determined, not by our own natural preferences, but by compliance with the opinion of others or ..."

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