obedecer

v.
1 to obey, to do as one is told.
hacerse obedecer to command obedience
Ella obedece las leyes She obeys the rules.
María obedece a su padre Mary obeys her father.
Ricardo obedece siempre Richard obeys always.
El robot obedece a Ricardo The robot obeys Richard.
2 to respond.
las piernas no me obedecían my legs wouldn't do what I wanted them to
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obedecer
Conjugation model [AGRADECER], like {{link=agradecer}}agradecer
verbo transitivo
1 (autoridad, regla, ley) to obey
tú a callar y a obedecer shut up and do as you are told
este niño no obedece this child is disobedient
verbo intransitivo
1 (persona) to obey
2 (responder) to respond (a, to)
3 (tener por causa) to be due (a, to)
¿a qué obedece su visita? what is the reason for your visit?
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verb
to obey
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VT VI
1) [+ persona, norma] to obey

obedecer a algn — to obey sb, do as sb says

2) (=deberse)

obedecer a algo — to be due to sth

los síntomas obedecen a una reacción alérgica — the symptoms are due to an allergic reaction

su viaje obedece a dos motivos — there are two reasons for his journey, his journey is due to two reasons

obedecer al hecho de que ... — to be due to ..., arise from ...

3) [mecanismo] to respond

el volante no me obedecía — the steering wheel did not respond

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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <orden/norma> to obey, comply with
b) <persona> to obey

obedece a tu madre — do as your mother tells you

2.
obedecer vi
a) persona to obey

para que aprendas a obedecer — to teach you to do as you're told

b) mecanismo to respond
c) (frml) (a motivo, causa)

obedecer A algo — to be due to something

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= obey, comply (with), march to + Posesivo + orders, abide by.
Ex. After the computer has obeyed this command, the searcher is prompted again.
Ex. Both UKMARC and UNIMARC comply with ISO 2709, the international standard for bibliographic record interchange on magnetic tape.
Ex. With their worldwide history of forcing people at gunpoint to march to their orders, whether they want to or not, you can never be too sure with them.
Ex. Any library coming into OCLC has to agree to abide by those standards.
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* obedecer la ley = observe + the law, follow + the law.
* obedecer una regla = comply with + rule.
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <orden/norma> to obey, comply with
b) <persona> to obey

obedece a tu madre — do as your mother tells you

2.
obedecer vi
a) persona to obey

para que aprendas a obedecer — to teach you to do as you're told

b) mecanismo to respond
c) (frml) (a motivo, causa)

obedecer A algo — to be due to something

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= obey, comply (with), march to + Posesivo + orders, abide by.

Ex: After the computer has obeyed this command, the searcher is prompted again.

Ex: Both UKMARC and UNIMARC comply with ISO 2709, the international standard for bibliographic record interchange on magnetic tape.
Ex: With their worldwide history of forcing people at gunpoint to march to their orders, whether they want to or not, you can never be too sure with them.
Ex: Any library coming into OCLC has to agree to abide by those standards.
* obedecer la ley = observe + the law, follow + the law.
* obedecer una regla = comply with + rule.

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obedecer [E3 ]
vt
1 ‹orden/norma› to obey, comply with
obedecer las leyes to obey the law
deberá obedecer el dictado de su conciencia you must follow the dictates of your conscience (liter)
2 ‹persona› to obey
obedece a tu madre do as your mother tells you, obey your mother
■ obedecer
vi
1 «persona» to obey
obedeció sin rechistar she obeyed without a murmur
para que aprendas a obedecer to teach you to be more obedient o do as you're told
2 «mecanismo» to respond
3 (frml) (a un motivo, una causa) obedecer A algo to be due TO sth
su retraso obedece a problemas auditivos her backwardness is due to hearing problems
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obedecer (conjugate obedecer) verbo transitivo
a)orden/normato obey, comply with

b)personato obey;

obedece a tu madre do as your mother tells you

verbo intransitivo
a) [persona] to obey;

para que aprendas a obedecer to teach you to do as you're told

b) [mecanismo] to respond

c) (frml) (a motivo, causa) obedecer A algo to be due to sth

obedecer
I verbo transitivo to obey
II verbo intransitivo
1 (ser debido a) to be due to: no sé a qué obedece su silencio, I don't know the reason for his silence
2 (los frenos, un animal) to respond
'obedecer' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
desgana
- punta
English:
obey
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obedecer
vt
to obey;
obedecer a alguien to obey sb;
obedece a tu madre obey your mother, do as o what your mother tells you;
obedecer las normas to obey the rules
vi
1. [acatar] to obey, to do as one is told;
procura obedecer try to do as you're told;
hacerse obedecer to command obedience
2. [estar motivado]
obedecer a algo to be due to sth;
una actitud que sólo obedece al miedo an attitude which is due entirely to fear;
los malos resultados obedecen a fallos en el sistema the poor results are due to faults in the system
3. [responder] to respond;
las piernas no me obedecían my legs wouldn't do what I wanted them to;
los mandos no me obedecían the controls wouldn't respond
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obedecer
I v/t obey
II v/i
1 obey;
la profesora no sabe hacerse obedecer the teacher cannot control the class o cannot command obedience
2 de una máquina respond
3
:
obedecer a fig (ser causa de) be due to
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obedecer {53} vt
: to obey
obedecer órdenes: to obey orders
obedece a tus padres: obey your parents
obedecer vi
1) : to obey
2)
obedecer a : to respond to
3)
obedecer a : to be due to, to result from
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obedecer vb
1. (a alguien) to obey
deberías obedecer a tus padres you should obey your parents
2. (cumplir órdenes) to do as you are told

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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