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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. be obedient to;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Obey \O*bey"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obeyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Obeying.] [OE. obeyen, F. ob['e]ir, fr. L. obedire, oboedire; ob (see Ob-) + audire to hear. See Audible, and cf. Obeisance.] 1. To give ear to; to execute the commands of; to yield submission to; to comply with the orders of. [1913 Webster] Children, obey your parents in the Lord. --Eph. vi. 1. [1913 Webster] Was she the God, that her thou didst obey? --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To submit to the authority of; to be ruled by. [1913 Webster] My will obeyed his will. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Afric and India shall his power obey. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To yield to the impulse, power, or operation of; as, a ship obeys her helm. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Obey \O*bey"\, v. i. To give obedience. [1913 Webster] Will he obey when one commands? --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Note: By some old writers obey was used, as in the French idiom, with the preposition to. [1913 Webster] His servants ye are, to whom ye obey. --Rom. vi. 16. [1913 Webster] He commanded the trumpets to sound: to which the two brave knights obeying, they performed their courses. --Sir. P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

obey v 1: be obedient to [ant: disobey]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

80 Moby Thesaurus words for "obey": abide by, accede, accept, acquiesce, acquiesce in, act, adhere to, agree, agree to, assent, attend to orders, be agreeable, bend to, bow, bow to, carry out, comply, comply with, condone, conform, conform to, conform with, consent, consent to, countenance, defer, defer to, discharge, do, effect, execute, face the music, follow, follow the book, fulfill, give way to, go along with, grin and abide, harken to, heed, keep, knock under, knuckle down, knuckle under, knuckle under to, let go by, let pass, listen to, live with it, mark, meet, mind, not resist, obey the rules, observe, overlook, perform, regard, relent, resign, respect, rise above, satisfy, serve, shrug, shrug it off, stay in line, submit, submit to, succumb, succumb to, swallow it, swallow the pill, take, take it, take orders, toe the line, truckle to, yield, yield to