Definitions

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  • adv. With or in conformity; suitably; agreeably.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With conformity or in conformity; suitably; agreeably.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a conformable manner.
  • In the manner of strata having the same dip and direction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a conformable manner

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Examples

  • He distributes to every man according to His own good pleasure, conformably to general laws.

    Chapter 2: Challenges

  • That regardless of the place or the people, the history or the circumstances, one can always conformably lay blame at the victims feet.

    Rupert Russell: Haiti and Conservatives' Compassion Problem

  • These amendments would be a “standing instruction” to future South Carolina congressmen, who were to exert “their utmost Abilities and influence to effect an alteration of the Constitution conformably to the foregoing Resolutions.”

    Ratification

  • So if a law be in opposition to the constitution: if both the law and the constitution apply to a particular case, so that the court must either decide that case conformably to the law, disregarding the constitution; or conformably to the constitution, disregarding the law: the court must determine which of these conflicting rules governs the case.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Destroying the Constitution’s Structure is not Constitutional

  • It is not novel, as that question has long since been determined by this court conformably to the practise of the Government from the beginning to be political in character, and therefore not cognizable by the judicial power, but solely committed by the Constitution to the judgment of Congress.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Federal challenge to Prop 8:

  • Now, God manifested himself to the human race from the beginning under the threefold relation of Creator, Legislator, and Savior, and from the beginning, from Adam to Noah, from Noah to Abraham, from Abraham to Moses, from Moses to Jesus Christ, there have been men who lived conformably with this idea of God.

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  • One of the ways if you are conformably convinced is short the market.

    CNN Transcript Aug 1, 2009

  • These disciplines concern necessary knowledge, “to speak more conformably to the School-language, in a knowledge acquired by Demonstration” (128-129).

    Motherly Advice

  • He should have the commodity of a beard to set her forth conformably.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • During most of those two decades Achille Ratti reigned as Pope Pius XI, a pope whose efforts to promote social Catholicism included the establishment of the Feast of Christ the King in 1925 and the encyclical Quadragesimo Anno in 1931, an encyclical whose stated aim was nothing less than "reconstructing the social order and perfecting it conformably to the precepts of the Gospel."

    G.K. Chesterton and Heinrich Pesch

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