Meaning of “obey” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I, T ] us uk /əʊˈbeɪ/

B2 to do what you are told to do by a person, rule, or instruction:

If you refuse to obey the law, you'll be arrested.
He gave the command, and we obeyed.
→ Opposite disobey

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(Definition of “obey” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)