refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient
"He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired"
To refuse to obey an order of (sb).
To refuse to obey.
not to obey; to neglect or refuse to obey (a superior or his commands, the laws, etc.); to transgress the commands of (one in authority); to violate, as an order; as, refractory children disobey their parents; men disobey their Maker and the laws
to refuse or neglect to obey; to violate commands; to be disobedient
Origin: [F. dsobir; pref. ds- (L. dis-) + obir. See Obey, and cf. Disobedient.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis-o-bā′, v.t. to neglect or refuse to obey or do what is commanded. [O. Fr. desobeir—des (= L. dis), and obeir, to obey.]
The numerical value of disobey in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of disobey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of disobey in a Sentence
I think this is the most realistic outcome we could have expected, we never intended to disobey the judge’s order.
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.
Every person has free choice. Free to obey or disobey the Natural Laws. Your choice determines the consequences. Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices.
The conscientious objector is a revoultionary. On deciding to disobey the law he sacrifices his personal interests to the most important cause of working for the betterment of society.
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.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for disobey
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for disobey »
Find a translation for the disobey definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Український (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)