What does obligated mean?

Definitions for obligated

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word obligated.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obligated(p)(adj)

    caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course

    "felt obligated to repay the kindness"; "was obligated to pay off the student loan"

Wiktionary

  1. obligated(Adjective)

    committed

  2. obligated(Adjective)

    having an obligation; obliged

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obligated

    of Obligate

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obligated in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obligated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brenda Barton:

    When you take away some of those rights, you are obligated to take care of your citizens and your residents.

  2. Ye Htut:

    Despite requests for peaceful negotiations, student protesters tried to penetrate the police blockade and the police were legally obligated to disperse them.

  3. Stanley Kubrick:

    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.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    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.

  5. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    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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