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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to adhere to)
a. cumplir
The rules are set in stone, and there will harsh penalties for anybody who does not comply.Las reglas son inamovibles y habrá severos castigos para toda persona que no las cumpla.
2. (to adhere to; used with "with")
a. cumplir con
If you don't comply with the admission requirements, you'll have to reapply next year.Si no cumples con los requisitos de admisión, tendrás que volver a aplicar el año que viene.
b. acatar
Each individual state may have their own laws, but they must still comply with the Constitution.Puede que cada estado tenga sus propias leyes de manera individual, pero aun así deben acatar la Constitución.
c. acceder a
When our boss didn't comply with our requests, we went on strike.Cuando nuestro jefe no accedió a nuestras peticiones, hicimos huelga.
d. obedecer (orders)
His refusal to comply with the king's orders led to his execution.Su decisión de negarse a obedecer las órdenes del rey dio paso a su ejecución.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to comply withcumplir, ajustarse a
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comply [kəmˈplaɪ]
intransitive verb
to comply with [+rules] cumplir; [+laws] acatar; [+orders] obedecer; [+wishes, request] acceder a
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