HyperDic: obey

English > 1 sense of the word obey:
VERBsocialobeybe obedient to
obey > pronunciation
Soundsowbey'
Rhymesabbe ... sorbet: 8 rhymes with bey...
English > obey: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningBe obedient to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Narrowercomply, follow, abide byAct in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
heed, mind, listenpay close attention to
take ordersReceive and be expected to follow directions or commands
Broaderadjust, conform, adaptadapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
Oppositedisobeyrefuse to go along with
Spanishacatar, obedecer
Catalanacatar, creure, obeir
Adjectivesobedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
Nounsobedience, obeisancethe act of obeying
obediencethe trait of being willing / willing to obey

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