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Somewhat outmoded wedding word
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Alternative clues for the word obey
Be loyal to
Word in old wedding vows
Old-fashioned wedding word
Do as directed
Passe word in marriage vows
Follow the code
Word from a hypnotist
Do what you're told
Follow, as orders
Follow the rules
Old wedding vows word
Toe the line
"You will ___" (hypnotist's phrase)
"You ... will ... ___!"
Love, honor and ___
What a hypnotist may tell you to do
Stay in line
Command to a wayward child
Outdated wedding-vow word
Word removed from many modern wedding vows
"___ your thirst" (former Sprite slogan)
Do as told
PassГ© wedding vow verb
Not rock the boat
Do as expected
Earn a treat, say
"You must ___" (order to an earthling)
Do as one's told
"You must ___"
Succumb to mind control
It goes with love and honor
Conform or comply
"___ thy heart": Emerson
Nuptial verb, at times
Controversial marriage vow
Controversial vow word
Heed the head
Debated wedding-vow word
Carry out, as an order
Carry out an order
Refrain from contumacy
Verb stricken from many marriage vows
Follow the leader
Sometime verb at nuptials
Obsolescent wedding word
Be guided by
Word definitions for obey in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
verb COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES follow/obey your instinct(s) (= do what your instinct tells you to do ) ▪ You should obey your instincts when dealing with strangers. obey a command ▪ Your dog will soon learn to obey your commands. obey an impulse formal...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Obey \O*bey"\, v. i. To give obedience. Will he obey when one commands? --Tennyson. Note: By some old writers obey was used, as in the French idiom, with the preposition to. His servants ye are, to whom ye obey. --Rom. vi. 16. He commanded the trumpets...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
vb. 1 (context transitive English) To do as ordered by (a person, institution etc), to act according to the bidding of. 2 (context intransitive English) To do as one is told. 3 (context obsolete intransitive English) To be obedient, compliant (to a given...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 13c., from Old French obeir "obey, be obedient, do one's duty" (12c.), from Latin obedire , oboedire "obey, be subject, serve; pay attention to, give ear," literally "listen to," from ob "to" (see ob- ) + audire "listen, hear" (see audience ). Same...
Word definitions in WordNet
v. be obedient to [ant: disobey ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Obey may refer to: Obedience (human behavior) , the act of following instructions or recognizing someone's authority Obey (surname) Obey (Brainbombs album) , a 1995 album by the Swedish band Brainbombs Obey (Axis of Advance album) , a 2004 album by the...
Usage examples of obey.
These Sea Folk were not like the aborigines of Ruwenda, accustomed to obey the laws of the White Lady and freely accepting Kadiya as their leader.
To do Buldeo justice, if he had been ten years younger he would have taken his chance with Akela had he met the wolf in the woods, but a wolf who obeyed the orders of this boy who had private wars with man-eating tigers was not a common animal.
The whole of Africa right to Ethiopia and Nigritia obeys the book of the Alcoran, after having staggered under the book of the Gospel.
The garment was filthy and soaked with blood at the neck, but Alec obeyed quickly, pulling it on with a shudder of revulsion.
Perhaps it felt that Meir Amit was a general more likely to obey orders than the choleric Harel, who had become a legend in his own lifetime among the Israeli people and relished it.
I spent several hours with her, but I was obliged to obey her commands, and could only shew myself amorous in words.
She is acting by me like an angel, and if she were to command me to turn anchoret, I know I ought to obey her.
She meant to lift her head, look for Anele, but the muscles in her neck and shoulders refused to obey her.
He stood with tiller in hand, keen eyes asquint against the sky, watching the sail and calling sharp commands which the others instantly obeyed.
The apologies which were repeatedly addressed to the successors of Trajan are filled with the most pathetic complaints, that the Christians, who obeyed the dictates, and solicited the liberty, of conscience, were alone, among all the subjects of the Roman empire, excluded from the common benefits of their auspicious government.
The monarch awoke, interpreted the auspicious omen, and obeyed, without hesitation, the will of Heaven.
So Gingrich was an authoritarian who wanted to be obeyed because he supported a policy also supported by Teddy Kennedy, Michael Dukakis, and Stephen Breyer.
The girl quickly obeyed and departed, stepping past Azar as she entered the room.
She bade him bring her a twig of the tree, and conquer the owner of the castle, who would challenge him as soon as he touched it, and promised that if he obeyed her exactly she would be his faithful wife.
The very first order laid upon me was never to go out unknown to the bailo, and without being escorted by a janissary, and this order I obeyed to the letter.