Davis said he complied and that a female officer straddled and then handcuffed him.
Chan ordered the man to put it down and the ensuing criminal complaint would say that he complied.
Sylvia insisted that Ted move out and he complied, going to stay in London.
I thought of defying him, but then decided that maybe he had reason for his concern, so complied.
According to police, she “hesitantly” complied with orders and told police that she had done nothing wrong.
Now my desires were complied with, and it would, indeed, have been folly to repent.
Let us see, whether we are to be complied with in any thing, or not.
She complied with this injunction, and also vowed herself to a life of virginity.
Mrs. Sliderskew complied, and inquired what the next one was.
Somewhat reluctantly, he complied with their wishes in one of the most admirable of his state papers.
early 14c., "to fulfill, carry out," from Old French compli, past participle of complir "to accomplish, fulfill, carry out," from Vulgar Latin *complire, from Latin complere "to fill up" (see complete (adj.)). Meaning influenced by ply (v.2). Sense of "to consent" began c.1600 and might have been a reintroduction from Italian, where complire had come to mean "satisfy by 'filling up' the forms of courtesy."