We obey our parents because we honor them and we love them.
Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.
Although I broke test tubes and played about with chemicals for fun, I did occasionally manage to obey the teacher's instructions as well; repeating experiments that others had long ago undertaken.
He went so far as to hit the girl to make her obey his orders.
As young pupils we had to obey many rules at school.
Only the children still obey me./We were trained to obey orders
If you don’t obey the law, you risk going to prison.
they expect to be obeyed by their children and do not care about their opinions and feelings
A referee or umpire is an official who makes the players obey the rules.
He called the dog off and it immediately obeyed. Drivers are not obeying the new traffic laws.
When the police compel you to obey speed limits or else get a ticket, this is an example of a situation where the police enforce the law.
You have a cat in my flat? Oh Helen, why can't you ever obey the rules