Synonyms and Antonyms of obey
to act according to the commands of <she taught her dog to obey her when she said “Sit!”> <most people obey the law and wear their seat belts> Synonyms adhere (to), comply (with), conform (to), follow, goose-step (to), mind, observe Related Words defer (to), submit (to), surrender (to), yield (to); accede (to), acquiesce (to), agree (to), assent (to); attend, hear, heed, listen (to), mark, note, notice, regard, take, watch Phrases abide by, fall in with, keep to Near Antonyms disoblige; challenge, dare; refuse, renounce, repudiate; direct, lead; brush off, disregard, ignore, overlook, overpass, pass over, tune out, wink (at); dismiss, pooh-pooh (also pooh), shrug off; breach, break, infringe, transgress, violate; deride, flout, mock, scoff (at), scorn; mutiny (against), revolt (against); buck, combat, contest, dispute, fight, oppose, resist, withstand Antonyms defy, disobey, rebel (against)
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