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Definition 1: acting according to certain accepted standards - [noun denoting act]

Samples where conformity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices

Synonyms for conformity in the sense of this definition

(conformity is a kind of ...) joint operation or action

"their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"

(... is a kind of conformity ) compliance with formal rules

"courtroom formality"

(... is a kind of conformity ) acting in conformity

"in line with" "he got out of line" "toe the line"

(... is a kind of conformity ) conformity with law or custom or practice etc.

(... is a kind of conformity ) conformity or harmony

"his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"

Definition 2: hardened conventionality - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for conformity in the sense of this definition

(conformity is a kind of ...) orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional

Definition 3: correspondence in form or appearance - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for conformity in the sense of this definition

(conformity is a kind of ...) compatibility of observations

"there was no agreement between theory and measurement" "the results of two tests were in correspondence"

(... is a kind of conformity ) conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety

"it was performed with justness and beauty"

(... is a kind of conformity ) conformity with the norm

Definition 4: orthodoxy in thoughts and belief - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for conformity in the sense of this definition

(conformity is a kind of ...) a belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards

(... is a kind of conformity ) conformity with conventional thought and behavior

(... is a kind of conformity ) strict conformity to the letter of the law rather than its spirit

Definition 5: concurrence of opinion - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where conformity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we are in accord with your proposal

Synonyms for conformity in the sense of this definition

(conformity is a kind of ...) the verbal act of agreeing

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