[kuh m-plahy] /kəmˈplaɪ/
verb (used without object), complied, complying.
to act or be in accordance with wishes, requests, demands, requirements, conditions, etc.; agree (sometimes followed by with):
They asked him to leave and he complied. She has complied with the requirements.
Obsolete. to be courteous or conciliatory.
verb (intransitive) -plies, -plying, -plied
(usually foll by with) to act in accordance with rules, wishes, etc; be obedient (to)
(obsolete) to be obedient or complaisant
early 14c., “to fulfill, carry out,” from Old French compli, past participle of complir “to accomplish, fulfill, carry out,” from Vulgar Latin *complire, from Latin complere “to fill up” (see complete (adj.)). Meaning influenced by ply (v.2). Sense of “to consent” began c.1600 and might have been a reintroduction from Italian, where complire had come to mean “satisfy by ‘filling up’ the forms of courtesy.”
[kom-poh] /ˈkɒm poʊ/ noun, plural compos. 1. composition material. /ˈkɒmpəʊ/ noun (pl) -pos 1. a mixture of materials, such as mortar, plaster, etc 2. (Austral & NZ, informal) compensation, esp for injury or loss of work adjective 3. (military) intended to last for several days: compo rations, a compo pack composition material
[kuh m-poh-nuh nt, kom-] /kəmˈpoʊ nənt, kɒm-/ noun 1. a constituent part; element; ingredient. 2. a part of a mechanical or electrical system: hi-fi components. 3. Physics. the projection of a vector quantity, as force or velocity, along an axis. 4. Physical Chemistry. one of the set of the minimum number of chemical constituents by […]
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