But in my mind, he was the authority, and so I obeyed as he began undressing me.
And if it does, perhaps her editors ought not to have obeyed her.
They obeyed police instructions to stay on the sidewalks and reached Foley Square without incident.
She seemed dazed, and when I told her to lie down on the sofa she obeyed me without a word.
The fact that some prescriptive rules are valuable does not mean that every grammatical injunction should be obeyed.
M. Villefort obeyed her in some secret but well-concealed amazement.
The order was obeyed, and the cutter came to a stop when near the animal.
At length he was obeyed, and old Martin made his appearance.
Having been informed that he was to go to Madrid, Joseph obeyed, but he did not like it.
Evelina obeyed, and a slight spark of colour came into her cheeks.
late 13c., from Old French obeir "obey, be obedient, do one's duty" (12c.), from Latin obedire, oboedire "obey, be subject, serve; pay attention to, give ear," literally "listen to," from ob "to" (see ob-) + audire "listen, hear" (see audience). Same sense development is in cognate Old English hiersumnian. Related: Obeyed; obeying.