caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course
"felt obligated to repay the kindness"; "was obligated to pay off the student loan"
having an obligation; obliged
The numerical value of obligated in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of obligated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When you take away some of those rights, you are obligated to take care of your citizens and your residents.
Despite requests for peaceful negotiations, student protesters tried to penetrate the police blockade and the police were legally obligated to disperse them.
You're free to speculate as you wish about the philosophical and allegorical meaning of the film—and such speculation is one indication that it has succeeded in gripping the audience at a deep level—but I don't want to spell out a verbal road map for 2001 that every viewer will feel obligated to pursue or else fear he's missed the point.
If, in fact, we defend the legal right of a person to insult another's religion, we're equally obligated to use our free speech to condemn such insults and stand shoulder-to-shoulder with religious communities, particularly religious minorities who are the targets of such attacks, to infringe on one right under the pretext of protecting another is a betrayal of both.
In coming weeks, the powers are liable to reach a framework agreement with Iran, an agreement liable to leave Iran as a nuclear threshold state, as prime minister of Israel, I am obligated to make every effort to prevent Iran from getting nuclear weaponry that will be aimed at the State of Israel. This effort is global and I will go anywhere I am invited to make the State of Israel's case and defend its future and existence.
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