Definition of obey in English:

obey

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Pronunciation: /ə(ʊ)ˈbeɪ
 
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verb

[with object]

Derivatives

obeyer

noun
More example sentences
  • Oh well, they're both just the prime minister's hacks, recipients of his favours, obeyers of his orders.
  • I am ever an obeyer of God's order.
  • Rather than being a perfectly virtuous moral agent, it seems to me that an uncaring, robot-like obeyer of duty is morally bankrupt.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French obeir, from Latin oboedire, from ob- 'in the direction of' + audire 'hear'.

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