conformity definition

  • noun:
    • Similarity in kind or character; contract: we acted in conformity with my principles.
    • Action or behavior in communication with socially accepted standards, conventions, principles, or laws: conformity to university laws.
    • Geology The relationship between adjacent layers of sedimentary stone.
    • State of things being comparable, or identical.
    • A point of resemblance; a similarity.
    • The ideology of adhering to one standard or social uniformity.
    • Correspondence in form, way, or character; similarity; contract; congruity; -- followed closely by to, with, or between.
    • conformity because of the usages of this Established Church.
    • Correspondence in kind or manner; resemblance; contract; congruity; likeness; equilibrium: inside in addition to next definition, followed closely by to or with before the object with which another agrees, and in ahead of the matter for which there clearly was agreement: since, a ship is built in conformity to or with a model; conformity fit.
    • Submission; conformity; acquiescence.
    • In English record, adherence into the Established Church, or compliance featuring its needs and axioms.
    • In geology, parallelism of dip and hit between two strata or categories of strata.
    • correspondence in form or look
    • orthodoxy in thoughts and belief
    • hardened conventionality
    • acting in accordance with certain accepted standards
    • concurrence of viewpoint

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