AskDefine | Define disobey

Dictionary Definition

disobey v : refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient; "He disobeyed his superviser and was fired" [ant: obey]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. To refuse to obey an order of (sb).
  2. To refuse to obey.


to refuse to obey an order
to refuse to obey

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

break, break the law, care naught for, contravene, defy, disregard, flout, go counter to, ignore, infringe, mutiny, not conform, not heed, not keep, not listen, not mind, not observe, oppose, overstep, rebel, refuse to cooperate, resist, revolt, scoff at, set at defiance, set at naught, set naught by, strike, transgress, violate
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