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Definition of obey verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

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obey

verb
/oʊˈbeɪ; əˈbeɪ/ obey pronunciation American
[transitive, intransitive] obey (someone/something)
 
to do what you are told or expected to do
to obey a command/an order/ rules/the lawHe had always obeyed his parents without question.(figurative)I tried to run but my legs just wouldn't obey me.“Sit down!” Meekly, she obeyed. antonym disobey