What does the word obedient mean?

Usage examples for obedient

  1. The clouds, as if obedient to the summons rushed from all directions, like frightened soldiers. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  2. Obedient to an impulse which she had not understood at the time, Rosamund had arranged a small, and rather odd, festivity for him which had taken him away from home, and would keep him out till five o'clock: he was having tea in a cake- shop near the top of Wesley High Street with his nurse and Mr. Thrush, who, not unexpectedly, had arrived in Welsley. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  3. He went out of the room then, and Fairchild, obedient to the big Cornishman's command, sought rest. – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper