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comply with (something)

To follow or adhere to a particular rule or regulation. Please be advised that your construction project needs to comply with all building codes.
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comply with something

to conform to something; to obey guidelines or regulations; to agree to something. I hope you decide to comply with our rules. I am happy to comply with your request.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Only if the IRS still cannot obtain the information will a summons be issued, but even then the noncompliance penalty will not be imposed if the reporting corporation substantially complies in a timely manner.
It is probable that an allocation of anywhere between 50% and 90% of the partnership's nonrecourse deductions to Judy would satisfy the nonrecourse deduction safe harbor rules, as long as the partnership complies with the other safe harbor provisions in the regulations.
As long as the landlord complies with the GOL, it may apply the security deposit or prepaid rent in accordance with the terms of the lease upon a tenant's default.
Under the implementing resolutions of the AICPA bylaws, a member in public practice who complies with a state licensing or state society membership CPE requirement, regardless of whether that requirement is for a calendar year, is in compliance if that state requirement is for an average of at least 40 hours per year.