I would never expect every single movie that comes out to conform to my standards of what is just and entertaining.
Hair: Hair should be neatly groomed and conform to the shape of the head.
The mysteries are partly a consequence of a career that did not conform to expectations—least of all her own.
Many Asian-Americans cite pressure to conform to Western beauty standards as a reason to alter their natural appearance.
Being pressed to conform to such a change in majority opinion must feel like victimization.
Periods added to a few date-lines to conform to rest of text.
If you do not conform to society, what has society done for me?
He should learn what the South Americans want and conform his product to their wants.
I will show them the Holy law to which they must conform, even that which they have broken.
His men do just well enough to conform to cold requirements.
mid-14c., confourmen, from Old French conformer "conform (to), agree (to), make or be similar, be agreeable" (13c.), from Latin conformare "to fashion, to form, to shape; educate; modify," from com- "together" (see com-) + formare "to form" (see form (v.)).
Sense of "to comply with the usages of the Church of England" is from 1610s; hence conformist (1630s), opposed to non-conformist or dissenter. Related: Conformance; conformed; conforming.