Pronunciation of Conform
/kənfˈɔːm/, /kənfˈɔːm/, /k_ə_n_f_ˈɔː_m/

Antonyms for conform:

disobey, differ, vary, deviate.

Synonyms for conform:

Sense 1

adhere to, keep up with the Joneses, mind, naturalize, acclimatize, treat, walk with God, shape up, act, compensate, recognize, abide by, go around, walk around, keep to, return to, behave, toe the line or mark, conventionalize.

Sense 2

fare, coordinate, jump, orient, harmonize, lend, consist, tailor, befit, jibe, follow.

Sense 3

attune, chime, correspond, assimilate, accord.

Sense 4

fit, go.

Sense 5

become, proportion.

Sense 6


Sense 7


Sense 20



acclimate, adapt.


comport, assent, jibe.




obey, adhere to.

Sense 1 (noun)

recognize, adhere to.

Sense 2 (noun)

jibe, accord, chime, correspond, fit, harmonize, consist.

Sense 3 (noun)

behave, compensate, treat, befit, become.

Sense 4 (noun)

acclimatize, acclimate, tailor, reconcile.

Sense 5 (noun)

coordinate, attune, proportion.

Sense 6 (noun)

follow, abide by, mind, keep.

Sense 7 (noun)

conventionalize, stylize.

conform (noun)

adapt, adjust.

adjust, adapt (verb)

keep, accommodate, mind, yield, tailor, proportion, attune, obey, reconcile, coordinate, integrate, comply, harmonize, shape up, observe, fit, follow.

agree (verb)

approve, acquiesce, sanction, consent, accede, contract, affirm, promise, accept, welcome, stipulate, bless, assent, capitulate, endorse, agree, pledge, concur, cooperate, empathize.

cohere (verb)

cohere, connect, stick together, bind, cling, integrate, fuse, solidify.

comply (verb)

defer, adhere, submit, surrender, knuckle under, obey, comply, succumb, kowtow, respect, yield, bow, cede, bend, cave, fulfill, genuflect, observe.

conform (verb)

ape, mimic.

correspond, match (verb)

assimilate, go, jibe, agree, dovetail, accord.

homogenize (verb)

homogenize, level.

obey (verb)


Usage examples for conform:

  • Prices should conform to the spirit which has prevailed during the past few weeks. - "The New York Stock Exchange in the Crisis of 1914", Henry George Stebbins Noble.
  • Time brings changes, you understand, and I cannot conform with the great rule. - "A Chair on The Boulevard", Leonard Merrick.
  • So this method did not force nursing or change nursing to have it mold or conform. - "Humanistic-Nursing", Paterson, Josephine G..

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