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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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Words that Rhyme with Obligate Anaerobe

2. anaerobe

noun. ['ˈænɝˌoʊb'] an organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to live.

Synonyms

  • being
  • obligate anaerobe

Antonyms

  • prokaryote
  • stander
  • sitter

3. 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)

4. obligate

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

Synonyms

  • confide
  • commit
  • intrust
  • entrust

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • centripetal force
  • repulsion

Etymology

  • obligātus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word obligate-anaerobe


1. Noun Phrase
An obligate anaerobe can only use anaerobic pathways, and in many cases cannot tolerate the presence of molecular oxygen in their environment at all.

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