Disobey definition

dĭsə-bā
To refuse or fail to obey (an order or rule).
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To refuse or fail to obey.
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(intransitive) To refuse to obey.
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To refuse or fail to follow an order or rule.
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To refuse to obey an order of (somebody).
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Origin of disobey

  • Middle English disobeien from Old French desobeir from Vulgar Latin disobedīre Latin dis- dis- Latin oboedīre to obey obey

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French desobeir

    From Wiktionary