conform to (something)

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conform to (something)

To follow or adhere to a particular set of rules, regulations, or norms. Please be advised that your construction project needs to conform to all building codes.
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conform to something

to agree with or behave within guidelines or regulations. I hope that your policies will conform to our guidelines. Does my casual dress conform to your regulations?
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Dundra contended his ex-wife's signature on the divorce decree attached to his return satisfied the requirement of a statement conforming to the substance of form 8332.
"English Calvinist conformists like George Herbert and John Donne certainly believed in outward compliance to their church's rites and forms," Doerksen admits, though he adds, "what we must notice is that they cared even more about conforming to the Word" (27).
It's here that the ISO 9000 Series quality standard, established by the International Organization for Standardization in Geneva, Switzerland, can benefit plastics processors, offering the assurance that a resin producer is conforming to at least basic principles of internationally accepted quality management.
Further, the IRS may challenge an arrangement that, while conforming to the rules, is undertaken with a principal purpose of achieving a tax result inconsistent with Sec.
* California is not conforming to the credit for retirement plan contributions, a federal credit oriented toward taxpayers with incomes under $50,000(MFJ) and $25,000 (single).
The opinion states that "unless the Permanent Orders qualify as a statement conforming to the substance of Form 8332 ...
...[Wal-Mart's] financial statements were certified by E&Y as conforming to GAAP without qualification.