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  Words related to obligate

Related / Similar Words: oblige, bind, hold, compel

 

Definition:
  • bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He''s held by a contract"; "I''ll hold you by your promise";
  • commit in order to fulfill an obligation; "obligate money";
  • force or compel somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form";
  • restricted to a particular condition of life; "an obligate anaerobe can survive only in the absence of OXYGen";

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    Hyponyms: pledge, article, indenture, indent, tie down, force, thrust, walk, coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, clamor, condemn, shame, enforce, implement, apply, impose

     

    Derivational Morphology: obligation, bind, duty, responsibility, compulsion, coercion

     

     
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