Meaning of “obey” - Learner’s Dictionary

obey

verb [ I, T ] us uk /əʊˈbeɪ/
Extra Examples
Candidates must obey the rules.Office workers must obey the basic safety rules.The plane obeys the laws of aerodynamics.The police force ensures that these laws are obeyed.The soldier claimed he was only obeying orders.

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

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