O·be·di·ent a. Subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command.
And floating straight, obedient to the stream. --Shak.
The chief his orders gives; the obedient band,
With due observance, wait the chief's command. --Pope.
Syn: -- Dutiful; respectful; compliant; submissive.
adj : dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of
those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient
children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the
obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory
remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke [ant: disobedient]