disobey

[ dis-uh-bey ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈbeɪ /

verb (used with or without object)

to neglect or refuse to obey.

Origin of disobey

1350–1400; Middle English disobeien < Old French desobeir, equivalent to des- dis-1 + obeir to obey

Related forms

dis·o·bey·er, noun
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disobey

/ (ˌdɪsəˈbeɪ) /

verb

to neglect or refuse to obey (someone, an order, etc)

Derived Forms

disobeyer, noun
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