Pronunciation: (kun-fôr'mi-tē),[key] —n., —pl.-ties. 1. action in accord with prevailing social standards, attitudes, practices, etc.
2. correspondence in form, nature, or character; agreement, congruity, or accordance.
3. compliance or acquiescence; obedience.
4. (often cap.) compliance with the usages of an established church, esp. the Church of England.
5. Geol.the relationship between adjacent conformable strata. Cf. unconformity (def. 2a).