Associations to the word «Obey»


OBEY, verb. (transitive) To do as ordered by (a person, institution etc), to act according to the bidding of.
OBEY, verb. (intransitive) To do as one is told.
OBEY, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To be obedient, compliant (to a given law, restriction etc.).

Dictionary definition

OBEY, verb. Be obedient to.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley