complyverb [I]uk /kəmˈplaɪ/ us /kəmˈplaɪ/ formal
- The court issued a contempt citation against city council members who refused to comply with a court order.
- He was happy to comply without any further urging from me.
- He was jailed for refusing to comply with the court order.
- The builders have not complied with the architect's instructions.
- She had very set views about the funeral, and everyone was happy to comply with her wishes.