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Synonyms for obey

submit to

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  • submit to
  • surrender (to)
  • give way to
  • succumb to
  • bow to
  • give in to
  • yield to
  • be ruled by
  • serve
  • defer to
  • cave in to
  • take orders from
  • do what you are told by

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submit

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"When laws trample human rights, they must not be obeyed," the three priests wrote in an op-ed article for the Los Angeles Times.
Salman Nazir, ex-supply Chain Manager and Director of the company and Shahid Yazadani, Transport Manager hatched a conspiracy to achieve their ulterior motive and now the company is saying the court order will not be obeyed.
We can perhaps attribute this behavior to Isaac's absolute trust in his father: Abraham must know the correct way to worship the Lord, and so he must be obeyed. Yet in light of later halakhah, Isaac's obedience is hard to fathom.
He allows, of course, that "[i]f the terms of the agreement are just, then they should be obeyed because they are just." But in that case, he claims, we are not really obeying the agreement at all.
It was disheartening to read that only a few, very few, obeyed the law of paying the fees associated with their duties in serving court papers.
Direct orders must be obeyed. Jesus our Lord famously gave us two.
The clay man obeyed. Then he showed him how to steal
Afterwards he said: "It is important that the law is obeyed, and seen to be obeyed, especially when it comes to the disclosure of information that can directly damage an individual."
In the instance when a building has not obeyed Local Law requirements and they are planning construction to create a new use, egress, or occupancy to an existing building, a new or amended Certificate of Occupancy is necessary.
"In order that the contract of government be valid and lawful," Spooner wrote, it "cannot lawfully authorize government to destroy or take from men their natural rights: for natural rights are inalienable, and can no more be surrendered to government--which is but an association of individuals--than to a single individual." Thus, any constitution sanctioning slavery, arguably the worst violation of rights short of murder, was invalid and should not be obeyed.
a love that is obeyed, that is, the responsibility for one's neighbor." (2) The demand of Revelation, then, is not a list of rational universals--rather it is a "love of God that is obeyed."
In his first address to the nation since the violence erupted on October 27, the president said that the laws of France must be obeyed and that values must be inspired in youths living in the poor suburbs ringing French cities.
Each poem is mirrored by another poem with the same title; together they tell a "value-neutral 'Paradise Lost'", in which two characters agree that one should worship and obey the other--yet the one who obeys does not believe in the moral or spiritual authority of the one who is supposed to be obeyed. Yet disobedience requires punishment, and tragedy.
God gave man his eternal law, which if obeyed, leads to this end.