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Meaning of CONFORMABLE

Pronunciation:  kun'formubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  in keeping; "salaries agreeable with current trends"; "plans conformable with your wishes"; "expressed views concordant with his background"
  2. [adj]  quick to comply; "I have been to you a true and humble wife, at all times to your will conformable"-Shakespeare
 

CONFORMABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: accordant, agreeable, concordant, consistent, consonant, in accord(p), in agreement(p), obedient
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*form"a*ble\, a.
1. Corresponding in form, character, opinions, etc.; similar;
   like; consistent; proper or suitable; -- usually followed
   by to.

         The fragments of Sappho give us a taste of her way
         of writing perfectly conformable with that
         character.                            --Addison.

         Conformable to Scripture as well as to philosophy.
                                               --Whewell.

         To make matters somewhat conformable for the old
         knight.                               --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

2. Disposed to compliance or obedience; ready to follow
   direstions; submissive; compliant.

         I have been to you a true and humble wife, At all
         times to your will conformable.       --Shak.

3. (Geol.) Parallel, or nearly so; -- said of strata in
   contact.

 

 

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