CONFORM, a. [L., form.] Made to resemble; assuming the same form; like; resembling. [Little used.]

CONFORM, v.t. [L., to form, or shape, form.]

1. To make like, in external appearance; to reduce to a like shape, or form, with something else; with to; as, to conform any thing to a model.

2. More generally, to reduce to a likeness or correspondence in manners, opinions or moral qualities.

For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his son. Romans 8.

Be not conformed to this world. Romans 7.

3. To make agreeable to; to square with a rule or directory.

Demand of them why they conform not themselves to the order of the church?


1. To comply with or yield to; to live or act according to; as, to conform to the fashion or to custom.

2. To comply with; to obey; as, to conform to the laws of the state.