yielding+compliance

  • 1compliance — com·pli·ance /kəm plī əns/ n 1: an act or process of complying with a demand or recommendation 2: observance of official requirements Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 2Compliance — Com*pli ance, n. [See {Comply}.] 1. The act of complying; a yielding; as to a desire, demand, or proposal; concession; submission. [1913 Webster] What compliances will remove dissension? Swift. [1913 Webster] Ready compliance with the wishes of… …

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  • 3yielding — I adjective accommodating, acquiescent, alterable, amenable, complaisant, compliant, docile, easy, easygoing, elastic, facile, facilis, flexible, impressible, impressionable, malleable, manageable, obedient, obliging, obsequens, obsequious,… …

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  • 4compliance — acquiescence, resignation (see under COMPLIANT) Analogous words: obedience, docility, amenableness, tractableness (see corresponding adjectives at OBEDIENT): submitting or submission, yielding, deferring or deference (see corresponding verbs at… …

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  • 5compliance — [n] agreement acquiescence, amenability, assent, complaisance, concession, concurrence, conformity, consent, deference, docility, obedience, observance, passivity, resignation, submission, submissiveness, tractability, yielding; concepts 411,684… …

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  • 6compliance — 1. A measure of the distensibility of a chamber expressed as a change in volume per unit change in pressure. 2. The consistency and accuracy with which a patient follows the regimen prescribed by a …

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  • 7compliance — /keuhm pluy euhns/, n. 1. the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding. 2. a tendency to yield readily to others, esp. in a weak and subservient way. 3. conformity; accordance: in compliance with orders. 4. cooperation or obedience: Compliance …

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  • 8compliance — com•pli•ance [[t]kəmˈplaɪ əns[/t]] n. 1) the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding 2) a tendency to yield readily to others, esp. meekly 3) conformity; accordance: in compliance with orders[/ex] 4) cooperation or obedience: Compliance with… …

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  • 9yielding — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. soft, pliant, tractable, docile; submissive, compliant, acquiescent; supple, plastic, flexible; productive, fertile. See softness, facility. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Producing] Syn. bounteous,… …

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  • 10compliance — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. yielding, acquiescence, assent; see agreement 1 , docility . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. yielding, assent, conforming, obedience, observation, acquiescence, deference, complaisance. ANT.: noncompliance, disobedience… …

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  • 11compliance — /kəmˈplaɪəns / (say kuhm pluyuhns) noun Also, compliancy. 1. the act of complying; an acquiescing or yielding. 2. Obsolete a disposition to yield to others. 3. base subservience. –phrase 4. in compliance with, in keeping or accordance with …

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  • 12compliance — n. 1 the act or an instance of complying; obedience to a request, command, etc. 2 Mech. a the capacity to yield under an applied force. b the degree of such yielding. 3 unworthy acquiescence. Phrases and idioms: in compliance with according to (a …

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  • 13compliance — Synonyms and related words: OK, Quakerism, acceptance, accession, accommodatingness, accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, acquittal, acquittance, adaptation, adaption, adherence, adjustment, affability, affirmation, affirmative,… …

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  • 14yielding — Synonyms and related words: abandonment, abatement of differences, abdication, abjuration, abjurement, acceptance, accommodating, accommodation, acquiescence, acquiescent, adaptable, adjustment, agreeable, amenable, arrangement, assent, bargain,… …

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  • 15compliance — [kəm plʌɪəns] noun 1》 the action or fact of being compliant. 2》 Physics the capacity of a material or object of yielding when subjected to an applied force …

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  • 16compliance — n. 1. Concession, submission, obedience. 2. Acquiescence, assent, consent, agreement, concurrence. 3. Compliancy, yieldingness, yielding disposition, compliant temper. See complaisance …

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  • 17compliance — n 1. acquiescence, yielding, assent, abidance, submission; adaptability, agreeableness, complaisance, tractableness, tractability, malleability, malleableness, pliancy; respectfulness, dutifulness, faithfulness, biddableness, deference,… …

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  • 18deference — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Courteous regard] Syn. respect, veneration, homage; see honor 1 , reverence 1 , 2 . 2. [Obedience] Syn. submission, compliance, yielding; see docility . See Synonym Study at honor . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY… …

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  • 19acquiescence — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. passive consent, quiet submission, resignation; see permission . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. yielding, compliance, acceptance, consenting, *buckling under, capitulation, submission, concurring, *caving in, deferring,… …

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  • 20obedient — a. Compliant, submissive, deferential, dutiful, respectful, yielding compliance, observant, regardful, subservient …

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