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

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca