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Webster 1913 Edition


Compliance

Com-pli′ance

,
Noun.
[See
Comply
.]
1.
The act of complying; a yielding; as to a desire, demand, or proposal; concession; submission.
What
compliances
will remove dissension?
Swift.
Ready
compliance
with the wishes of his people.
Macaulay.
2.
A disposition to yield to others; complaisance.
Syn. – Concession; submission; consent; obedience; performance; execution; acquiescence; assent.

Webster 1828 Edition


Compliance

COMPLIANCE

,
Noun.
[See comply.]
1.
The act of complying; a yielding, as to a request, wish, desire, demand or proposal; concession; submission.
Let the king meet compliance in your looks,
A free and ready yielding to his wishes.
2.
A disposition to yield to others.
He was man of few words and great compliance.
3.
Obedience; followed by with; as compliance with a command, or precept.
4.
Performance; execution; as a compliance with the conditions of a contract.

Definition 2022


compliance

compliance

English

Noun

compliance (countable and uncountable, plural compliances)

  1. An act of complying.
  2. (uncountable) The state of being compliant.
  3. (uncountable) The tendency of conforming with or agreeing to the wishes of others.
  4. (mechanics) A measure of the extension or displacement of a loaded structure; its flexibility
  5. (medicine) The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan
  6. (uncountable, business) the department of a business that ensures all government regulations are complied with

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Portuguese

Noun

compliance m (uncountable)

  1. (business) compliance (the department of a business that ensures government regulations are complied with)