The term obedience can refer to:
  • Obedience (human behavior)
    Obedience (human behavior)
    In human behavior, obedience is the quality of being obedient, which describes the act of carrying-out commands or being actuated. Obedience differs from compliance, which is behavior influenced by peers, and from conformity, which is behavior intended to match that of the majority. Obedience can...

    • The educational film Obedience about the Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures
      Milgram experiment
      The Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures was a series of notable social psychology experiments conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram, which measured the willingness of study participants to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that...

  • Vow of obedience
    Vow of obedience
    The Vow of Obedience in Catholicism concerns one of the three counsels of perfection. It forms part of the vows that Christian monks and nuns must make to enter the consecrated life, whether as a member of a religious institute living in community or as consecrated hermit...

     as an evangelical counsel
  • Obedience training
    Obedience training
    Obedience training usually refers to the training of a dog and the term is most commonly used in that context. Obedience training ranges from very basic training, such as teaching the dog to reliably respond to basic commands such as "sit", "down", "come", and "stay", to high level competition...

     for dogs
  • Obedience trial
    Obedience trial
    An obedience trial is a dog sport in which a dog must perfectly execute a predefined set of tasks when directed to do so by his handler. According the American Kennel Club obedience regulations...

    , a dog sport
  • Obedience Plant, another name for the herb Arrowroot
    Arrowroot, or obedience plant , Bermuda arrowroot, araru, ararao, is a large perennial herb found in rainforest habitats...

  • Obedience, the name given to a masonic jurisdiction
  • Obedience (album)
    Obedience (album)
    Obedience is the third EP by Swedish black metal band Marduk. It was recorded and mixed at The Abyss in December 1999 and released on February 7, 2000. "Obedience" and "Funeral Bitch" were re-recorded for the band's 2001 album, La Grande Danse Macabre...

    , an EP by Marduk
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