Definition for COM-PLI'ANCE

COM-PLI'ANCE, n. [See Comply.]

  1. The act of complying; a yielding, as to a request, wish, desire, demand or proposal; concession; submission. Let the king meet compliance in your looks, / A free and ready yielding to his wishes. – Rowe.
  2. A disposition to yield to others. He was a man of few words and great compliance. – Clarendon.
  3. Obedience; followed by with; as, compliance with a command, or precept.
  4. Performance; execution; as, a compliance with the conditions of a contract.

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