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obey

Synonyms of obey in English:

verb

  • 1 I was honor-bound to obey
    do what someone says, carry out someone's orders;
    submit to, defer to, bow to, yield to, give in to
  • 2 he refused to obey the order
  • 3 NRA activists point out that criminals don't obey gun laws
    comply with, adhere to, observe, abide by, act in accordance with, conform to, respect, follow, keep to, stick to
  • 4 she wants me to just obey and shut up
    follow orders, do as one's told, play it by the book, toe the line
    [Antonyms] disobey, defy, ignore
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