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[ə'beɪ] брит. / амер.


  1. подчиняться, слушаться, повиноваться

  2. мат. удовлетворять условию уравнения

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'Listen to me. It was only just now that you promised to obey me.
Послушай, ты ведь только что клялся, что будешь мне повиноваться.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
My child, you will obey your Henriette, will you not? You will permit her to tell you from time to time the thoughts that are in her mind of you and of your relations to the world?
Не правда ли, дитя мое, вы послушаетесь своей Анриетты, вы позволите ей и впредь говорить вам то, что она думает о вашем поведении в свете?
Balzac, Honore de / The Lily of the ValleyБальзак, Оноре де / Лилия долины
Лилия долины
Бальзак, Оноре де
The Lily of the Valley
Balzac, Honore de
“I cannot obey, my own strength gets the better of me.”
- Не могу выполнить, собственная сила одолевает.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Not through disinclination to obey, but simply from excess of amazement, Sanin did not at once follow the girl. He stood, as it were, rooted to the spot; he had never in his life seen such a beautiful creature.
Не из нежелания повиноваться, а просто от избытка изумления Санин не тотчас последовал за девушкой - и как бы уперся на месте: он в жизни не видывал подобной красавицы.
Turgenev, I.S. / The Torrents of SpringТургенев, И.С. / Вешние воды
Вешние воды
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
The Torrents of Spring
Turgenev, I.S.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Parents kill, because then only can they force you to obey.
Родители убивают, потому что только тогда они могут заставить вас повиноваться.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / The Messiah, Volume 2Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Мессия. Том 2
Мессия. Том 2
Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш
The Messiah, Volume 2
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh
Give Blood this ring - he knows it, and knows how to obey him who bears it.
Отдай это кольцо Бладу. Он знает его и станет беспрекословно повиноваться тому, в чьих руках оно окажется.
Scott, Walter / Peveril of the PeakСкотт, Вальтер / Певерил Пик
Певерил Пик
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1964
Peveril of the Peak
Scott, Walter
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
"But he won't obey; he doesn't sleep at night...
- Да не слушается; по ночам не спит...
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The cockswain paused a moment before he proceeded to obey this unexpected order, and, pointing towards the battery, he inquired, with infinite phlegm: "For shore-work, sir?
Рулевой помедлил, прежде чем отправиться выполнять это неожиданное приказание, и, указывая на батарею, самым спокойным образом спросил: — Для работы на берегу, сэр?
Cooper, James Fenimore / The Pilot: A Tale of the SeaКупер, Джеймс Фенимор / Лоцман
Купер, Джеймс Фенимор
© "Детское государственное издательство", 1959
The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea
Cooper, James Fenimore
© 2005 Adamant Media Corporation
"Give me your word, my dear man, that you will obey Yevgeny Fyodoritch in everything."
- Дайте, голубчик, слово, что вы будете слушаться во всем Евгения Федорыча.
Чехов, А.П. / Палата No. 6Chekhov, A. / Ward No. 6
Ward No. 6
Chekhov, A.
© 2009 Rowland Classics
Палата No. 6
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
"Nastasia Philipovna, I can't; my hands won't obey me," said Ferdishenko, astounded and helpless with bewilderment.
- Настасья Филипповна, руки не подымаются! - отвечал ошеломленный Фердыщенко.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
The orbital velocities of the masers are accurately known as a function of radius from the center of motion because they obey Kepler's law.
Орбитальные скорости мазеров точно известны как функции радиусов от центра вращения, поскольку описываются законом Кеплера.
Thompson, A. Richard,Moran, James M.,Swenson, George W. / Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio AstronomyТомпсон, А.Р.,Моран, Д.М.,Свенсон, Д.У. / Интерферометрия и синтез в радиоастрономии
Интерферометрия и синтез в радиоастрономии
Томпсон, А.Р.,Моран, Д.М.,Свенсон, Д.У.
© John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001
Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy
Thompson, A. Richard,Moran, James M.,Swenson, George W.
© 2001 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
© 2004 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
People see that he is a man who has a great opinion of himself, who believes in himself, and commands. That's the great thing, that he can command; it follows that he must be right, and we ought to obey him.
Видят люди: большого мнения о себе человек, верит в себя, приказывает - главное, приказывает; стало быть, он прав и слушаться его надо.
Тургенев, И.С. / ДымTurgenev, I.S. / Smoke
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1919, by BONI & LIVERIGHT, Inc.
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Правда", 1979
And mind you, I don't talk to you as a common character, because you have served your country and you know that when duty calls we must obey.
Имейте в виду, я говорю с вами не как с первым встречным, – вы служили родине и знаете, что, когда нас призывает долг, мы должны повиноваться.
Dickens, Charles / Bleak HouseДиккенс, Чарльз / Холодный дом
Холодный дом
Диккенс, Чарльз
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1960
Bleak House
Dickens, Charles
© 1894, by Macmillan & Co.
"It's just—I don't what's right, don't know what to obey ..."
– Просто я не знаю, что правильно, не знаю, кому подчиняться…
Feintuch, David / Voices of HopeФайнток, Дэвид / Надежда смертника
Надежда смертника
Файнток, Дэвид
Voices of Hope
Feintuch, David
© 1996 by David Feintuch
He seemed to hear Aunt Pol's whispered command to "sleep, sleep, sleep," but it somehow lacked the power necessary to compel him to obey.
Он вроде бы слышал шепот тети Пол – «спите, спите, спите», но шепот этот не имел над ним власти.
Eddings, David / Magician's GambitЭддингс, Дэвид / В поисках камня
В поисках камня
Эддингс, Дэвид
Magician's Gambit
Eddings, David
© 1983 by David Eddings

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ə'beɪVerbподчиняться; слушаться; повиноватьсяExamples

to obey the law / rules — подчиняться закону, правилам

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  1. 1.

    ə'beɪ] брит. / амер.


    1) подчиняться, слушаться, повиноваться

    to obey the law / rules подчиняться закону, правилам



    2) мат. удовлетворять условию уравнения

    translation added by Ayas Arslanovich
  2. 2.

    Повенуйся, Подчиняйся.

    translation added by Сахиб Гаджиев
  3. 3.


    translation added by Andrew Galatin
    Bronze en-ru


to obey
to obey
refusal to obey instructions
отказ следовать инструкциям
obey the law
подчиняться закону
obey God's law
соблюдать заповеди Божьи
obey the Scripture
жить по заповедям Божьим
obey implicitly
слепо повиноваться
failure to obey
He that can't obey cannot command
Хорош тот генерал, который был солдатом

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)obeying
Past Participle (Participle II)obeyed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I obeywe obey
you obeyyou obey
he/she/it obeysthey obey
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am obeyingwe are obeying
you are obeyingyou are obeying
he/she/it is obeyingthey are obeying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have obeyedwe have obeyed
you have obeyedyou have obeyed
he/she/it has obeyedthey have obeyed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been obeyingwe have been obeying
you have been obeyingyou have been obeying
he/she/it has been obeyingthey have been obeying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I obeyedwe obeyed
you obeyedyou obeyed
he/she/it obeyedthey obeyed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was obeyingwe were obeying
you were obeyingyou were obeying
he/she/it was obeyingthey were obeying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had obeyedwe had obeyed
you had obeyedyou had obeyed
he/she/it had obeyedthey had obeyed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been obeyingwe had been obeying
you had been obeyingyou had been obeying
he/she/it had been obeyingthey had been obeying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will obeywe shall/will obey
you will obeyyou will obey
he/she/it will obeythey will obey
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be obeyingwe shall/will be obeying
you will be obeyingyou will be obeying
he/she/it will be obeyingthey will be obeying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have obeyedwe shall/will have obeyed
you will have obeyedyou will have obeyed
he/she/it will have obeyedthey will have obeyed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been obeyingwe shall/will have been obeying
you will have been obeyingyou will have been obeying
he/she/it will have been obeyingthey will have been obeying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would obeywe should/would obey
you would obeyyou would obey
he/she/it would obeythey would obey
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be obeyingwe should/would be obeying
you would be obeyingyou would be obeying
he/she/it would be obeyingthey would be obeying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have obeyedwe should/would have obeyed
you would have obeyedyou would have obeyed
he/she/it would have obeyedthey would have obeyed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been obeyingwe should/would have been obeying
you would have been obeyingyou would have been obeying
he/she/it would have been obeyingthey would have been obeying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am obeyedwe are obeyed
you are obeyedyou are obeyed
he/she/it is obeyedthey are obeyed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being obeyedwe are being obeyed
you are being obeyedyou are being obeyed
he/she/it is being obeyedthey are being obeyed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been obeyedwe have been obeyed
you have been obeyedyou have been obeyed
he/she/it has been obeyedthey have been obeyed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was obeyedwe were obeyed
you were obeyedyou were obeyed
he/she/it was obeyedthey were obeyed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being obeyedwe were being obeyed
you were being obeyedyou were being obeyed
he/she/it was being obeyedthey were being obeyed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been obeyedwe had been obeyed
you had been obeyedyou had been obeyed
he/she/it had been obeyedthey had been obeyed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be obeyedwe shall/will be obeyed
you will be obeyedyou will be obeyed
he/she/it will be obeyedthey will be obeyed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been obeyedwe shall/will have been obeyed
you will have been obeyedyou will have been obeyed
he/she/it will have been obeyedthey will have been obeyed