Examples of disobey in a Sentence
If you disobey, you will be severely punished.
The soldier disobeyed the general's orders.
He was afraid to disobey his father.
The driver had disobeyed the law.
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Phoenix (AP) -- President Donald Trump isn't expected to take action Tuesday on a possible pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case.
Jorah Mormont receives good news, and Sam Tarly faces the consequences of disobeying his Archmaester.
Those offenses include disobeying a prison official’s orders and paying bribes.
On Monday, the Bartlett Police Department cited Pyongun Lee Moore, 75, of Wheeling, for disobeying a traffic control device.
Among the violations: damage to property, assaulting another inmate, disobeying direct orders and insolence.
Jordan initially suggested the U.S. troops triggered the Nov. 4 shooting by disobeying gate procedures, a claim that was disputed by the U.S. and later withdrawn.
The new decree, which revises a previous law from 2013, removes the need for court approval when disbanding an organization, and introduces criminal penalties for disobeying the law, including long periods in prison, according to local media.
Martin Shkreli was ousted as chief executive of drug company Retrophin (rtrx, +2.27%) after disobeying directions from the board of directors and lying about it, the board's former chairman testified at Shkreli's securities fraud trial on Wednesday.
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Origin and Etymology of disobey
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsdefy, mock, rebel (against)
Antonymscomply (with), conform (to), follow, mind, obey
Related Wordsdisoblige; mutiny (against), revolt (against); disregard, ignore, overlook, overpass, pass over, tune out; brush off, dismiss, flout, pooh-pooh (also pooh), reject, scoff (at), scorn, shrug off, wink (at); breach, break, infringe, transgress, violate; buck, combat, contest, dispute, fight, oppose, resist, withstand
Near Antonymscapitulate (to), concede (to), defer (to), goose-step (to), serve, stoop (to), submit (to), surrender (to), yield (to); cooperate (with); keep, observe; accede (to), acquiesce (to), agree (to), assent (to), oblige; attend, hear, heed, listen (to), mark, note, notice, regard, watch
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