- 1comply with rules, standards, or laws
- 2be similar in form or type; agree
Using conform: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "conform" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
All employees must conform to the company's dress code.
The new design conforms to the latest safety standards.
The data conforms with the previous findings.
The witness's statement did not conform with the evidence presented.
conform Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with conform
All products must conform to safety regulations.
The results of the experiment conform with the hypothesis.
a person who does not conform to accepted beliefs or practices
He was a non-conformist who refused to follow the traditional path.
Origins of conform
from Latin 'conformare', meaning 'to shape'
Summary: conform in Brief
'Conform' [kənˈfɔːm] means to comply with rules, standards, or laws, or to be similar in form or type. It is often used in phrases like 'conform to' and 'conform with,' as in 'All employees must conform to the company's dress code.' 'Conform' has formal synonyms like 'comply' and 'adhere,' and informal ones like 'go along with' and 'play by the rules.'