HyperDic: disobey

English > 1 sense of the word disobey:
VERBsocialdisobeyrefuse to go along with
disobey > pronunciation
Soundsdih.sahbey'
Rhymesabbe ... sorbet: 8 rhymes with bey...
English > disobey: 1 sense > verb 1, social
Meaningrefuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired"
Narrowerresist, balk, baulk, jibrefuse to comply
sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, subvert, weakenDestroy property or hinder normal operations
sit inParticipate in an act of civil disobedience
Broaderrefuse, declineshow unwillingness towards
OppositeobeyBe obedient to
Spanishdesobedecer
Catalandesobeir
Adjectivesdisobedientnot obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
disobedientunwilling to submit / submit to authority
Nounsdisobediencethe failure to obey

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