conformable

If someone is up for doing what is expected, you can describe that person as conformable. Your employees at work are probably conformable with your expectations. Your teenagers at home are probably not.

If you think of the root word, conform, which itself is from the Latin roots com, meaning "together" and formare meaning "to form," it will help you remember the meanings of the word conformable. If your apartment building's policies are not conformable with the city's policies, you should consider moving.

Definitions of conformable
  1. adjective
    disposed or willing to comply
    synonyms: amenable
    compliant
    disposed or willing to comply
  2. adjective
    quick to comply
    “"I have been to you a true and humble wife, at all times to your will conformable"-Shakespeare”
    Synonyms:
    obedient
    dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
  3. adjective
    in keeping
    “plans conformable with your wishes”
    synonyms: accordant, agreeable, concordant, consonant
    consistent
    (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
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