[ US /oʊˈbeɪ/ ]
[ UK /ə‍ʊbˈe‍ɪ/ ]
  1. be obedient to
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How To Use obey In A Sentence

  • Which is stupid, considering the drivers around here A: Don't normally stop for people and in fact have been caught trying to sneak ~around~ them and B: I've been nicked several times and almost hit three times different instances last summer attempting to obey the biking laws, none of those for mistakes on my part as I've been scared shitless at the lack of aware driving that's crept over my town. The funny thing about Pain..... (Let's talk trauma!)
  • And on the need for contempt powers, he recounted how officials at times refused to obey the orders.
  • Hassan in frequently going to sleep in one town, to awake in another far distant, but without the benighted Oriental's surprise at the transfer, the afrit who performed this prodigy being a steam-engine, and the magician it obeyed the human mind. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873
  • If I command him to put the newest posts at the top like every other bleeding blog in the world - are you listening boyo - will he obey?
  • We will show solidarity and we will obey the law. The Sun
  • I support a troop's right to disobey his or her commanding officer, to desert, to subvert the system that enslaves him.
  • Education at the primary and secondary levels has always been rules-based: raise your hand, get a hall pass, obey the dress code, show your work, double-space, check your chewing gum at the door. Dov Seidman: Breaking the Ruler
  • The Sub – Prior readily obeyed the first part of the Abbot’s injunction, but paused upon the second — “It is Friday, most reverend,” he said in Latin, desirous that the hint should escape, if possible, the ears of the stranger. The Monastery
  • She never disobeyed laws or rules for her own ill-gotten gains, it was just that she was good at it, and it was fun.
  • It is I, who am to be first obeyed," said he in haughty tones. Hauff's Fairy Tales, Translated and Adapted
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