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1. obligate

verb. ['ˈɑːbləˌgeɪt'] bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted.

Synonyms

  • bind
  • oblige
  • indent
  • relate
  • article
  • tie down
  • hold
  • pledge

Antonyms

  • ride
  • misbehave
  • uncover
  • defy

Etymology

  • obligātus (Latin)

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  • filegate
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  • instigate
  • interrogate
  • investigate
  • irangate

Example sentences of the word obligate


1. Verb, base form
They are authorized to make purchases, sign contracts, and obligate the LLC to binding agreements.

2. Adjective
Cats are obligate carnivores and require a protein-rich, meat-based diet.

2. obligate

verb. ['ˈɑːbləˌgeɪt'] force somebody to do something.

Synonyms

  • coerce
  • impose
  • walk
  • apply
  • force
  • oblige
  • shame
  • condemn
  • have
  • squeeze
  • act
  • clamor
  • move
  • induce
  • enforce
  • thrust
  • get
  • compel
  • make
  • stimulate
  • cause
  • pressure
  • hale

Antonyms

  • exempt
  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • adduct

Etymology

  • obligātus (Latin)

3. obligate

verb. ['ˈɑːbləˌgeɪt'] commit in order to fulfill an obligation.

Synonyms

  • confide
  • commit
  • intrust
  • entrust

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • centripetal force
  • repulsion

Etymology

  • obligātus (Latin)
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