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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To follow a command.

Usage examples (36)
  • She refused to obey even though she knew it would cost her her job.
  • He thought Alesandra had already fallen asleep and was just easing away from her when she whispered, “I dislike the word obey, Colin.”
  • To obey is better than sacrifice; for angels obey, but do not sacrifice.
  • He remembered how she had sounded when she’d told him she disliked the word obey. for more
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