WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
atenerse a v prnl + prep (someterse a algo) (informal)deal with vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  live with vi + prep
  accept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (formal)abide by vi + prep
 Tendrás que atenerte a las consecuencias si no retiras lo dicho inmediatamente. El oficinista se atuvo a la orden de su jefe y trabajó todo el fin de semana.
 If you don't take back what you said immediately, you will have to deal with the consequences. The office worker dealt with his boss' request and worked the whole weekend.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
atenerse a v prnl + prep (aceptar, ajustarse a algo)adjust to, stick to vtr + prep
  stay within, keep within vi + prep
  conform to vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves."
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