Obedience

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Obedience->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ obedience
obedience
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ observance
observance
&c. 772
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ compliance
compliance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ submission
submission
&c. 725
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ subjection
subjection
&c. 749
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nonresistance
nonresistance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ passiveness
passiveness
resignation
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ allegiance
allegiance
loyalty
fealty
homage
deference
devotion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ constancy
constancy
fidelity
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ submissness
submissness
submissiveness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ ductility
ductility
&c.(softness) 324
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ obsequiousness
obsequiousness
&c.(servility) 886
PARAG:Obedience->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be-obedient
be-obedient
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ obey
obey
bear obedience to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ submit
submit
&c. 725
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ comply
comply
answer the helm
come at one's call
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ do one's bidding
do one's bidding
do what one is told
do suit and service
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ attend to orders
attend to orders
serve faithfully
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ follow the lead of
follow the lead of
follow to the world's end
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ serve
serve
&c. 746
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ play second fiddle
play second fiddle
PARAG:Obedience->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ obedient
obedient
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ complying
complying
compliant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ loyal
loyal
faithful
devoted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at one's call
at one's call
at one's command
at one's orders
at one's beck and call
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ under beck and call
under beck and call
under control
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ restrainable
restrainable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ resigned
resigned
passive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ submissive
submissive
&c. 725
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ henpecked
henpecked
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ pliant
pliant
&c.(soft) 324
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unresisted
unresisted
PARAG:Obedience->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ obediently
obediently
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in compliance with
in compliance with
in obedience to

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • obédience — [ ɔbedjɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1155; lat. obœdientia 1 ♦ Relig. Obéissance à un supérieur ecclésiastique. ♢ Maison religieuse dépendant d une maison principale. 2 ♦ Littér. Obéissance ou soumission. Une obédience absolue. ⇒ dépendance, obéissance,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Obedience — • The complying with a command or precept. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Obedience     Obedience     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Obedience — Obédience Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Obedience — O*be di*ence, n. [F. ob[ e]dience, L. obedientia, oboedientia. See {Obedient}, and cf. {Obeisance}.] 1. The act of obeying, or the state of being obedient; compliance with that which is required by authority; subjection to rightful restraint or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obedience — (n.) c.1200, submission to a higher power or authority, from O.Fr. obedience (12c.) and directly from L. obedientia obedience, noun of quality from obedientem (nom. obediens); see OBEDIENT (Cf. obedient). In reference to dog training from 1930 …   Etymology dictionary

  • obedience — index adherence (devotion), adhesion (loyalty), allegiance, capitulation, compliance, deference, du …   Law dictionary

  • obedience — [n] good behavior; submissiveness accordance, acquiescence, agreement, compliance, conformability, conformity, deference, docility, duteousness, dutifulness, duty, manageability, meekness, observance, orderliness, quietness, respect, reverence,… …   New thesaurus

  • obedience — Obedience, Obedientia, Morigeratio, Auscultatio, Obsequela …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • obedience — [ō bē′dē əns] n. [OFr < L obedientia < obediens] 1. the state, fact, or an instance of obeying, or a willingness to obey; submission 2. Eccles. JURISDICTION …   English World dictionary

  • Obedience — Hundeführerin mit Hund bei der Freifolge Obedience [əˈbiːdɪəns] (deutsch: Gehorsam) ist eine Hundesportart, bei der es besonders auf harmonische, schnelle und exakte Ausführung der Übungen ankommt. Obedience wird auch als „Hohe Schule“ der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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