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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·pli·ant /-ənt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 依照CODASYL 規定資料庫系統

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·pli·ant a. Yielding; bending; pliant; submissive. “The compliant boughs.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: disposed or willing to comply; "children compliant with the
             parental will" [ant: defiant]
      2: willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without
         protest; "too acquiescent to challenge authority"; "a
         gentle and biddable soul"; "children compliant with the
         parental will" [syn: acquiescent, biddable]
      3: easily influenced or imposed on
      4: evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or
         compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of
         those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek
         conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had
         the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"
         [syn: meek, spiritless]