Receive and be expected to follow directions or commands(verb)
Be ordained; enter the Christian ministry(verb)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "take orders" in a sentence
"He brought things to a head three days ago when he informed me that he was not about to take orders from a shirt-lifting Rome mort turd pusher, and that when he took over the island I would be the first man he would kill."
"Which said with equal curtness that he, a patrician Servilius, would not take orders from any pretentious mushroom of a tradesman, and would stay right where he was, on the western bank."
"From Nemausus he had sent a courier hotfoot to Rome with another letter for Scaurus, declaring that he would not take orders from Mallius Maximus, and that was final."