disobey[dis′ō bā′, -ə bā′]
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME disobeien < OFr desobeir: see dis- & obey
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verb dis·o·beyed, dis·o·bey·ing, dis·o·beys verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English disobeien, from Old French desobeir, from Vulgar Latin *disobedīre : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin oboedīre, to obey; see obey.
- disˌo·beyˈer noun