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Multiple Meanings
compliant — as in:  compliant with the law

The company was fined for not being regulation 4.3 compliant.
conforming to rules
compliant — as in:  a compliant individual

When the President is popular, the legislature tends to be compliant.
to obey rules or do what others want

Compliance, the noun form, is seen 4 times as often as the verb, but is only mentioned explicitly on 1/4 as many SAT review lists.
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