- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||transitive verb & intransitive verb
||disobeys, disobeying, disobeyed
||to fail or refuse to obey.
The soldier was punished for disobeying orders.They felt the law was unjust and that it was their duty to disobey it.She disobeyed her parents when she went to that party.These parents feel helpless when their child disobeys.
- break, contravene, defy, ignore
- comply, obey
- similar words:
- disregard, flout, infringe, rebel, resist, violate