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English verb: disobey

1. disobey (social) refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient

SamplesHe disobeyed his supervisor and was fired.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)decline, refuse

Narrower (hyponym)balk, baulk, counteract, countermine, jib, resist, sabotage, sit in, subvert, undermine, weaken


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