Synonyms of obey in English:

obey


See definition of obey

verb

1‘I was so frightened that I obeyed him without question’

SYNONYMS

do what someone says, accept orders from, take orders from, carry follow the orders of, carry out the orders of, be dutiful to, heed

submit to, defer to, be ruled by, bow to, give in to, give way to, yield to, surrender to, truckle to

2‘the officer was convicted for refusing to obey an order’

SYNONYMS

carry out, perform, act on, execute, discharge, put into effect, implement, fulfil, meet

3‘health and safety regulations have to be obeyed’

SYNONYMS

comply with, adhere to, observe, abide by, act in accordance with, conform to, respect, acquiesce in, consent to, agree to, follow, accept, keep to, stick to

play it by the book, toe the line

ANTONYMS

disobey, defy, contravene