obey
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to follow)
a. obedecer
If you refuse to obey the rules, you will be kicked out.Si te niegas a obedecer las reglas, serás expulsado.
b. seguir (instructions or ideas)
Obey your thoughts and ideas, and you'll be truly free.Sigue tus pensamientos y tus ideas, y serás verdaderamente libre.
c. reponder a (controls)
Be careful, the drone obeys any touch on the controller, and you may crash it.Cuidado, el dron responde a cualquier movimiento del mando y lo puedes estrellar.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to follow)
a. obedecer
They obey out of fear, not because they are loyal.Obedecen por miedo, no porque sean leales.
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obey
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (person, order)
a. obedecer
to obey the lawobedecer las leyes
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. obedecer
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obey [əˈbeɪ]
transitive verb
[+person] obedecer; [+law] observar; acatar; [+order] cumplir; [+instruction] seguir; [+summons] acudir a; [+need, controls] responder a
I like to be obeyed exijo obediencia
intransitive verb
obedecer
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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