conformable

  • 1 Conformable — Con*form a*ble, a. 1. Corresponding in form, character, opinions, etc.; similar; like; consistent; proper or suitable; usually followed by to. [1913 Webster] The fragments of Sappho give us a taste of her way of writing perfectly conformable with …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 conformable — index appropriate, commensurable, concerted, concordant, congruous, consistent, consonant, conventional …

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  • 3 conformable — 1510s, from CONFORM (Cf. conform) + ABLE (Cf. able) …

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  • 4 conformable — [adj] appropriate; matching adapted, agreeable, alike, amenable, applicable, assorted, comparable, compliant, consistent, docile, fitted, fitting, harmonious, in agreement, like, matched, obedient, orderly, proper, regular, resembling, similar,… …

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  • 5 conformable — [kən fôr′mə bəl] adj. [ME] 1. that conforms; specif., a) similar b) in harmony or agreement c) adapted; suited 2. quick to conform; obedient; compliant 3. Geol. uninterruptedly parallel: said of sedimentary strata that …

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  • 6 conformable — adjective Date: 15th century 1. corresponding or consistent in form or character < conduct conformable to their principles > 2. submissive, compliant < be patient and conformable to my directions Sir Walter Scott > 3 …

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  • 7 conformable — /keuhn fawr meuh beuhl/, adj. 1. corresponding in form, nature, or character; similar. 2. compliant; obedient; submissive: a conformable disposition. 3. Geol. of or pertaining to an unbroken sequence of strata or beds, characteristic of… …

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  • 8 conformable to — 1》 disposed or accustomed to conform. → conformable …

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  • 9 conformable — adjective (usu. conformable to) 1》 disposed or accustomed to conform. 2》 similar in nature; consistent. 3》 Geology (of strata) deposited in a continuous sequence, and having the same direction of stratification. Derivatives conformability noun… …

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  • 10 conformable — /kənˈfɔməbəl/ (say kuhn fawmuhbuhl) adjective 1. corresponding in form or character; similar. 2. exhibiting agreement or harmony: conformable to the new design. 3. compliant, acquiescent, or submissive. 4. Geology (of strata or beds) having the… …

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  • 11 conformable — adjective Having the same shape, very similar. Syn: similar, alike, suitable, corresponding …

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  • 12 conformable — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Alike] Syn. resembling, similar, comparable; see alike 2 , like . 2. [In agreement] Syn. unified, consistent, suitable; see harmonious 2 . 3. [Obedient] Syn. amenable, submissive, agreeable; see docile , obedient 1 . II… …

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  • 13 conformable — con form·a·ble || mÉ™bl adj. able to conform, adaptable; compliant, submissive …

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  • 14 conformable to — 1. Resembling, similar to, corresponding to, like. 2. Agreeable to, suitable to, consistent with. 3. Compliant with, submissive to, obedient to, obsequious towards …

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  • 15 conformable — adj 1. corresponding, like, resembling, similar; harmonious, agreeable, congruous, congruent, consonant, consistent with; appropriate, suitable, fit, befitting, proper, meet. 2. compliant, acquiescent, submissive, yielding; malleable, ductile,… …

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  • 16 conformable — con·form·able …

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  • 17 conformable — con•form•a•ble [[t]kənˈfɔr mə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) corresponding in form, nature, or character; similar 2) compliant; obedient; submissive 3) gel of or pertaining to an unbroken sequence of geologic strata or beds, characteristic of uninterrupted… …

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  • 18 conformable — adj. 1 (often foll. by to) similar. 2 (often foll. by with) consistent. 3 (often foll. by to) adapted. 4 tractable, submissive. 5 Geol. (of strata in contact) lying in the same direction. Derivatives: conformability n. conformably adv. Etymology …

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  • 19 Conformable matrix — Conformable redirects here. For the topic in geology, see Unconformity. In mathematics, a matrix is conformable if its dimensions are suitable for defining some operation (e.g. addition, multiplication, etc.). Examples In order to be conformable… …

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  • 20 conformable to fact — index real Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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