1. [ verb ] act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
Synonyms: follow comply

"He complied with my instructions" "You must comply or else!" "Follow these simple rules" "abide by the rules"

Related terms: obey toe_the_line conform_to oblige adopt stick_to complaisance
2. [ verb ] show respect towards
Synonyms: respect observe honor honour

"honor your parents!"

Related terms: disrespect accept lionize tolerate respect esteem deference honoring