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  • v. To accept a decision or law and act in accordance with it; to conform to; to acquiesce.
  • v. To remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. show respect towards
  • v. act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes


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