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1. oblige

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • exempt
  • repulsion
  • attraction
  • centrifugal force

Etymology

  • obliger (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • obligo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Oblige

  • teige

How do you pronounce oblige?

Pronounce oblige as əˈblaɪʤ.

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Sentences with oblige


1. Noun, singular or mass
In this case, oblige and follow directions.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Though ISO publishes no overarching guides regarding accounting standards, various other organizations oblige this need.

3. Verb, base form
Many will be happy to oblige, as long as you pay for the bench.

2. oblige

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • ride
  • misbehave
  • uncover
  • defy

Etymology

  • obliger (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • obligo (Latin)

3. oblige

verb. ['əˈblaɪdʒ'] provide a service or favor for someone.

Synonyms

  • follow
  • comply
  • accommodate

Antonyms

  • civilian
  • pull
  • attract
  • centripetal force

Etymology

  • obliger (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • obligo (Latin)
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