verb [ with obj. ]
comply with the command, direction, or request of (a person or a law); submit to the authority of: I always obey my father.
• carry out (a command or instruction): the officer was convicted for refusing to obey orders | [ no obj. ] : when the order was repeated, he refused to obey.
• behave in accordance with (a general principle, natural law, etc.): the universe was complex but it obeyed certain rules.
This will be one license plate I will not be listening to.