Definitions for obliger

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•bligeəˈblaɪdʒ(v.)o•bliged, o•blig•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to require or constrain, as by law, conscience, or force.

  2. to bind morally or legally, as by a promise or contract.

  3. to place under a debt of gratitude for a favor or service:

    We are much obliged for the ride.

  4. to do a favor or service for; accommodate:

    He obliged us with a song.

  5. to make necessary or obligatory.

  6. (v.i.)to do a favor or service.

Origin of oblige:

1250–1300; ME < OF obligier < L obligāre to bind. See obligate


Princeton's WordNet

  1. obliger, accommodator(noun)

    someone who performs a service or does a favor

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obliger(noun)

    one who, or that which, obliges

Translations for obliger

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to oblige

They did their best to accommodate him by carrying out his wishes.

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