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Synonyms for disobey
ˌdɪs əˈbeɪdis·obey

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  1. disobeyverb


  2. disobeyverb


  3. disobeyverb


Princeton's WordNet

  1. disobeyverb

    refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient

    "He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired"


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  1. disobeyverb

    refuse to obey, break the command of, refuse submission to

  2. disobeyverb

    transgress, violate, infringe, set at defiance, go counter to

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  1. disobeyverb

    transgress, violate, disregard, defy, infringe

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  1. Witness Mohammed Zarami:

    People ran out of their houses in fear but they warned no one should disobey them, they took away over 40 (male) youths mostly between the ages of 15 to 23. As I am talking to you now, there is no youth in our village.

  2. Kepa Arrizabalaga:

    In no moment was it my intention to disobey, or anything like that with the boss, just that it was misunderstood because I had been attended to by the medics twice, and he thought that I wasnt in condition to continue.

  3. Mahatma Gandhi, 1869 - 1948:

    The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall. ... Freedom and slavery are mental states. Therefore, the first thing to say to yourself: 'I shall no longer accept the role of a slave. I shall not obey orders as such but shall disobey them when they are in conflict with my conscience'.

  4. Representative Jerrold Nadler:

    We will move as quickly as possible to go to court against Don McGahn, the president's former counsel, and any subsequent witnesses who disobey a committee subpoena.

  5. Michael Zeldin:

    Whitaker's view of nullification is strictly political. That is, he would like it, politically, if States could disobey (nullify) federal law. As a legal matter, however, nullification finds no support in Constitutional law, indeed, Whitaker himself acknowledges this ... As acting Attorney General, I presume he will uphold federal legal principals.

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