Synonyms of obey in English:



  • 1 I was so frightened that I obeyed him without question
    do what someone says, take/accept orders from, carry out/follow the orders of, be dutiful to, heed; submit to, defer to, be ruled by, bow to, give way/in to, yield to, surrender to, truckle to
  • 2 the officer was convicted for refusing to obey an order
  • 3 health and safety regulations have to be obeyed
    comply with, adhere to, observe, abide by, act in accordance with, conform to, respect, acquiesce in, consent to, agree to, follow, accept, keep to, stick to; play it by the book, toe the line
    [Antonyms] disobey defy contravene
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