English adjective: obedient
|1.||obedient dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority|
|Samples||An obedient soldier.|
A little man obedient to his wife.
The obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened.
|Similar||acquiescent, biddable, conformable, duteous, dutiful, Y2K compliant|
|See also||compliant, docile, good, manageable, manipulable, submissive, tractable|