Faithfully vs Compliant - What's the difference?

faithfully | compliant |


As an adverb faithfully

is in a faithful manner.

As an adjective compliant is

willing to comply; yielding; bending; pliant; submissive; willing to do what someone wants.

faithfully

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a faithful manner.
  • The CD reproduces music faithfully.
    I have been faithfully married for the past twenty years.
  • (US) A conventional formula for ending a letter, used when the salutation addresses the person for whom the letter is intended using an honorific.
  • Synonyms

    * (formula for ending correspondence) yours faithfully (UK)

    Antonyms

    * unfaithfully

    Derived terms

    * yours faithfully

    See also

    * sincerely * truly

    compliant

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Willing to comply; yielding; bending; pliant; submissive; willing to do what someone wants.
  • The suspect was compliant when arrested.
  • Compatible with or following guidelines, specifications, rules, or laws.
  • The browser is standards compliant .
    The workplace is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    Derived terms

    (compatible with guidlines) * *

    See also

    * compliantly

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