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Synonyms for compliance
kəmˈplaɪ əns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conformity, conformation, compliance, abidance(noun)

    acting according to certain accepted standards

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

    contour, conformation, accord, residency, conformism, submission, configuration, compliancy, form, complaisance, obligingness, shape, residence, accordance, conformity, conformance, abidance, deference, ossification

    disobedience, noncompliance

  2. complaisance, compliance, compliancy, obligingness, deference(noun)

    a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others

    abidance, submission, complaisance, conformity, respectfulness, respect, deference, conformation, obligingness, compliancy

    disobedience, noncompliance

  3. submission, compliance(noun)

    the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another

    abidance, entry, submission, conformity, deference, complaisance, conformation, obligingness, meekness, compliancy

    disobedience, noncompliance

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. compliance

    yielding, submission, obedience, acquiescence, consent, ductility, docility

    resistance, repulsion, disobedience, refusal, noncompliance

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compliance(n.)

    concession, submission, obedience

  2. compliance(n.)

    acquiescence, assent, consent, agreement, concurrence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. compliance(n)

    yielding, concession, submission, obedience, acquiescence

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. compliance

    Adherence to treatment

  2. compliance

    Compliance (in relation to trials), trial compliance

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How to use compliance in a sentence?

  1. Richard Blumenthal:

    Inward-facing cameras, with the right privacy protections for employees, are a critical way to make our railroads safer, cameras improve accident investigations, deter unsafe behavior, and detect compliance with safety laws, which is why I have urged their installation as soon as possible.

  2. John Brooks:

    We believe that if we can reduce the burden a little bit, accepting that it comes at a small cost, we may get a greater compliance overall with people completing a full quarantine, if we get more people on board to complete that overall, that will result in fewer infections.

  3. Mark Toner:

    We can say, without speaking to specifics, that the inert training missile has been returned with the cooperation of the Cuban government, the department is restricted under federal law and regulations from commenting on specific defense trade licensing cases and compliance matters, so we cannot provide further details.

  4. Ken Cooper:

    When chasing a fleeing suspect, in high stress, you have to control that, the justification for using force is to gain compliance from the suspect, and the suspect seems to be complying. So what this looks like is those blows are not justified, they're not necessary and they're not professional.

  5. John Felton:

    Her prediction is, if we don't get better compliance in those areas, we're looking at a pretty rough rest of the year at this point, it's an important message, and we need to pay attention.

Translations for compliance

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  • الالتزامArabic
  • податливост, съгласие, отстъпчивостBulgarian
  • Einwilligung, FügsamkeitGerman
  • cumplimiento, conformidadSpanish
  • sisäinen valvonta, noudattaminen, määräys, määräystenmukaisuus, ohje, compliance, ohjeidenmukaisuus, myötäsukaisuusFinnish
  • conformité, observanceFrench
  • अनुपालनHindi
  • conformità, arrendevolezzaItalian
  • 順法, 法令順守, 順守Japanese
  • nakomingDutch
  • ugodaPolish
  • compliance, conformismo, aderência, complacência, conformidade, cumprimentoPortuguese
  • согласие, соответствие, гибкость, уступчивость, податливость, эластичность, покладистостьRussian
  • skladnostSlovene
  • tillmötesgåendeSwedish
  • వర్తింపుTelugu
  • uymaTurkish

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