Keywords: obedience, submissiveness, groveller, crawler, lackey, dogsbody, obey, obedient, submit, grovel, submissive, obsequious

Sign Definition

As a Noun

  1. The type of behaviour of someone who does what they are told to do, or who follows someone's commands or instructions. English = obedience.
  2. The type of behaviour of someone who does everything they are told to do, or who follows someone's commands or instructions completely. English = submissiveness.
  3. The type of person who does everything they are told to do, or who follows someone's commands or instructions completely. English = groveller, crawler, lackey, dogsbody, slave.

As a Verb or Adjective

  1. To do what you are told to by someone; to follow someone's command or instruction. English = obey.
  2. To be someone (or a trained animal) who does what they are told to do, or who follows commands and instructions. English = (be) obedient.
  3. To do everything you are told to by someone; to follow someone's command or instruction. Used to show disapproval. English = submit, grovel.
  4. To be someone (or a trained animal) who does everything they are told to do, or who follows commands and instructions. Used to show disapproval. English = (be) submissive, (be) grovelling, (be) obsequious.