Synonyms for comply:
Sense 1 (noun)
abide by, follow agreement or instructions (verb)
bend, observe, accept, genuflect, adhere, agree, kowtow, fulfill, respect, assent, bow, cede, cave, yield, knuckle under, consent, surrender, submit, obey, acquiesce, capitulate, succumb, concur, defer, conform.
keep an eye on, adhere to.
Other synonyms and related words:
be, admit, come, mind, come after, surveil, coincide, abide by, adopt, follow, stick with, meet, adhere to, succeed, satisfy, redeem, pursue, fall out, abide, travel along, take after, keep abreast, keep up, keep to, harmonize, accord, espouse, stick to, keep, watch over, honor, accompany, conform to, accede, relent, postdate.
Usage examples for comply:
- What could I do but comply, and again go out walking with Cornelius? - "Daisy Burns (Volume 2)", Julia Kavanagh.
- When he came home, he could not avoid appearing very thoughtful, and Jenny fearful of some new disaster, would not let him rest until he had acquainted her fully with his design, which he would not consent to do until she promised to comply with a proposal he was to make her, after he had revealed the secret she was so desirous to know. - "Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences", Arthur L. Hayward.
- If he would lay down his definition, I wanted to see whether the negro did not comply with it and conform to it, so as to be a citizen; but he insists that he is not a citizen. - "History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States", Wiliam H. Barnes.