Compliance
Compliance Com*pli"ance, n. [See {Comply}.] 1. The act of complying; a yielding; as to a desire, demand, or proposal; concession; submission. [1913 Webster]

What compliances will remove dissension? --Swift. [1913 Webster]

Ready compliance with the wishes of his people. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. A disposition to yield to others; complaisance. [1913 Webster]

A man of few words and of great compliance. --Clarendon.

Syn: Concession; submission; consent; obedience; performance; execution; acquiescence; assent. [1913 Webster]


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