conformer (s.xiii2/4)

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conformer (s.xiii2/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1043b conformis; Gdf: 2,235c conformer; GdfC: 9,153c conformer; TL: 2,683 conformer; DEAF:  conforme (conformer); DMF:  conformer; TLF:  conformer; OED:  conform v.; MED:  conformen v.; DMLBS: 435c conformare ]
counformer;  confourmer;  cumfurmer,  cunfurmer  

v.a.

1to shape, mould
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Confise om la poudre hermodactilorum, aristologie longe et conforme l’en une tente  i 251
to make like, cause to resemble
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Tut par la grace Jhesu Crist Ke a li cumfermer (var. counformer (Y)MS: s.xiii4/4) nus vuleit  5325
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  (Charity) chescun enforme E parfet, e a Deu conforme  6456
2to adapt (to)
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  Ke nus nos oeveres […] Ne cumfurmun pas a la multitudine Del munde  3359
3to influence, direct
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Em dit en vos deus terres sunt genz de grant saver Qe deyvent par resoun lur roys conformer  405.2000

v._refl.

se conformer a
1to agree, fall in with
( 1377; MS: s.xv1 )  les autres se sont conformees a eulx, ensi que […] touz ceulx de la dite principaltee se sont assentuz  163.42
( 1407 )  pour lour conformer a l’entent des seignurs  iii 611
2to conform to
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  lour estot de ceo servir Et sai confourmer a lour fait  1045
3to become like, resemble
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  (How fortunate is he) Ki ci (=on this earth) as angles se confurme  128va24
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  En oeveres e en cuntenance se cunfurmerunt A Auntecrist  2483
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  Home quant en honur esteit il ne se entendeit, eynz se confurma a bestaille  23
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  H. le Second se confourma en maneres a son aiel H.  310.17
4to be agreeable, obliging to
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  pur ceo k’a Deu tuz gainer vout, pur Deu a tuz se conformout  1258
se conformer a raisun
1to be reasonable
( 1390-1412; MS: s.xv1 )  devant que elle se voura conformer a raison  435.18
se conformer de
1to agree, undertake to
( 1363 )  […] se confourment de faire lor draps solonc le pris limité par ceste ordinance  i 382 xv
( a.1394 )  si desormés ascune meistre du dit artifice ne se vorroit confourmer d’estre justifié par les sersours (=investigators)  i 88
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