Disobey

Definition of Disobey

Dis`o`bey´
v. t.1.Not to obey; to neglect or refuse to obey (a superior or his commands, the laws, etc.); to transgress the commands of (one in authority); to violate, as an order; as, refractory children disobey their parents; men disobey their Maker and the laws.
[imp. & p. p. Disobeyed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Disobeying.]
Not to disobey her lord's behest.
- Tennyson.
v. i.1.To refuse or neglect to obey; to violate commands; to be disobedient.
He durst not know how to disobey.
- Sir P. Sidney.

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break the law, care naught for, contravene, defy, disregard, flout, go counter to, ignore, mutiny, not conform, not heed, not keep, not listen, not mind, not observe, oppose, overstep, rebel, refuse to cooperate, resist, revolt, scoff at, set at defiance, set at naught, set naught by, strike, transgress
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