Definition of 'obedient'
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I am your obedient servant. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He was always a polite and obedient person. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Tomorrow we will find out if he has become an obedient one. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our obedient dog lay motionless as we stood and watched the trio work the currents of the river. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They were physically tough and exquisitely beautiful, but also intelligent and as obedient as dogs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But with meditation, the mind can become far more obedient and still. The Sun (2007)He marched stiffly to show me how to make each finger dance up and down, staccato like an obedient little soldier. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)I remain, your obedient humble servant. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Is the horse obedient and willing, making smooth transitions when asked, slowing down just as easily as moving up a gear? Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)I don't think they are going to be obedient, willing subjects in the future. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)
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Translations for 'obedient'
British English: obedient /əˈbiːdɪənt/ ADJECTIVE
An obedient person or animal does what they are told to do.
He was always a very obedient boy.
- American English: obedient
- Arabic: مُطَيعٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: obediente
- Chinese: 服从的
- Croatian: poslušan
- Czech: poslušný
- Danish: lydig
- Dutch: gehoorzaam
- European Spanish: obediente
- Finnish: tottelevainen
- French: obéissant
- German: gehorsam
- Greek: υπάκουος
- Italian: ubbidiente
- Japanese: 従順な
- Korean: 순종하는
- Norwegian: lydig
- Polish: posłuszny
- European Portuguese: obediente
- Romanian: obedient
- Russian: послушный
- Spanish: obediente
- Swedish: lydig
- Thai: เชื่อฟัง
- Turkish: itaatkar
- Ukrainian: слухняний
- Vietnamese: ngoan ngoãn
Definition of obedient from the Collins English Dictionary
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