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  • obéir — [ ɔbeir ] v. tr. ind. <conjug. : 2> • v. 1112; lat. obœdire 1 ♦ OBÉIR À QQN : se soumettre (à qqn) en se conformant à ce qu il ordonne ou défend. Enfant qui obéit à ses parents. ⇒ écouter. Obéir à un maître : être, se mettre aux ordres d un …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • obedecer — (Del lat. oboedire.) ► verbo transitivo 1 Hacer una persona lo que le manda otra: ■ debes obedecer a tus superiores. SE CONJUGA COMO carecer SINÓNIMO acatar ► verbo intransitivo 2 Hacer un animal lo que le indica su amo o reaccionar ante un… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • obédience — [ ɔbedjɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1155; lat. obœdientia 1 ♦ Relig. Obéissance à un supérieur ecclésiastique. ♢ Maison religieuse dépendant d une maison principale. 2 ♦ Littér. Obéissance ou soumission. Une obédience absolue. ⇒ dépendance, obéissance,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • obedience —    1. (virtue)    This word (from the Latin oboedire, meaning to pay attention or to hear ) basically means voluntary submission to authority. Obedience is used in different contexts: (1) Christ s obedience to God the Father in accepting thecross …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Obedient — O*be di*ent, a. [OF. obedient, L. obediens, oboediens, entis. p. pr. of obedire, oboedire, to obey. See {Obey}.] Subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command. [1913 Webster] And floating… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Obey — O*bey , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obeyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obeying}.] [OE. obeyen, F. ob[ e]ir, fr. L. obedire, oboedire; ob (see Ob ) + audire to hear. See {Audible}, and cf. {Obeisance}.] 1. To give ear to; to execute the commands of; to yield… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Obeyed — Obey O*bey , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obeyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obeying}.] [OE. obeyen, F. ob[ e]ir, fr. L. obedire, oboedire; ob (see Ob ) + audire to hear. See {Audible}, and cf. {Obeisance}.] 1. To give ear to; to execute the commands of; to yield …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Obeying — Obey O*bey , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obeyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obeying}.] [OE. obeyen, F. ob[ e]ir, fr. L. obedire, oboedire; ob (see Ob ) + audire to hear. See {Audible}, and cf. {Obeisance}.] 1. To give ear to; to execute the commands of; to yield …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obedient — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin oboedient , oboediens, from present participle of oboedire to obey Date: 13th century submissive to the restraint or command of authority ; willing to obey • obediently adverb… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obey — verb (obeyed; obeying) Etymology: Middle English obeien, from Anglo French obeir, from Latin oboedire, from ob toward + oedire (akin to audire to hear) more at ob , audible Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to follow the commands or guidance… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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