What does obligatory mean?

Definitions for obligatoryəˈblɪg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈɒb lɪ gə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obligatory(adj)

    morally or legally constraining or binding

    "attendance is obligatory"; "an obligatory contribution"

  2. obligatory(adj)

    required by obligation or compulsion or convention

    "he made all the obligatory apologies"

Wiktionary

  1. obligatory(Adjective)

    Imposing obligation, morally or legally; binding: an obligatory promise.

  2. obligatory(Adjective)

    Requiring a matter or obligation.

  3. Origin: From Latin obligare obligate, from ob- to + ligare to bind, from Proto-Indo-European *leig- to bind.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obligatory(adj)

    binding in law or conscience; imposing duty or obligation; requiring performance or forbearance of some act; -- often followed by on or upon; as, obedience is obligatory on a soldier

  2. Origin: [L. obligatorius: cf. F. obligatoire.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obligatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obligatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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