obey

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /oʊˈbeɪ/ or /əˈbeɪ/
  • (UK) IPA: /əʊˈbeɪ/ or /əˈbeɪ/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
obey

Third-person singular
obeys

Past tense
obeyed

Past participle
obeyed

Present participle
obeying

  1. Obey is to do what a person tells you to do.
    Soldiers in the army must obey their officers.

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