1. compliance

noun. ['kəmˈplaɪəns'] acting according to certain accepted standards.


  • honoring
  • keeping
  • line
  • cooperation
  • conformity
  • abidance
  • observance
  • conformation


  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • nonobservance
  • inactivity

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Rhymes with Compliance

  • pseudoscience
  • reliance
  • defiance
  • appliance
  • alliance
  • science

How do you pronounce compliance?

Pronounce compliance as kəmˈplaɪəns.

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Sentences with compliance

1. Noun, singular or mass
A compliance associate's salary level may depend on length of service, the company size and seniority.

Quotes about compliance

1. This year I hope to introduce legislation that would require Power Administrations to list direct and indirect costs associated with ESA compliance as a line item on customer's power bills.
- Cathy McMorris Rodgers

2. God is so immense that if he were 'too visible,' people would give forced compliance without expressing their heart. So God made it possible, in enormous love, for us to live as if he were not there.
- John Ortberg Jr., The Me I Want to Be: Becoming God's Best Version of You

2. compliance

noun. ['kəmˈplaɪəns'] a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others.


  • obligingness
  • agreeableness
  • complaisance
  • deference
  • agreeability


  • natural object
  • curve
  • straight line
  • uncover

3. compliance

noun. ['kəmˈplaɪəns'] the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another.


  • group action
  • prostration
  • obeisance
  • submission


  • formal
  • informality
  • unceremoniousness
  • informal