Definition and Meanings for obey
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Part of Speech of obey
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of obey
Meaning of obey
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to give ear to; to execute the commands of; to yield submission to; to comply with the orders of.
- to submit to the authority of; to be ruled by.
- to yield to the impulse, power, or operation of; as, a ship obeys her helm.
as intransitive verb
- to give obedience.