What does obliging mean?

Definitions for obliging
əˈblaɪ dʒɪŋoblig·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complaisant, obliging(adj)

    showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others

    "to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover"; "the obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave"

Wiktionary

  1. obliging(Adjective)

    Happy and ready to do favours for others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obliging

    of Oblige

  2. Obliging(adj)

    putting under obligation; disposed to oblige or do favors; hence, helpful; civil; kind

How to pronounce obliging?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say obliging in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obliging in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obliging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of obliging in a Sentence

  1. George Eliot:

    Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the benefit of the tallow trade.

  2. Karl Kraus:

    What torture, this life in society! Often someone is obliging enough to offer me a light, and in order to oblige him I have to fish a cigarette out of my pocket.

  3. Sir George Savile:

    In your clothes avoid too much gaudiness do not value yourself upon an embroidered gown and remember that a reasonable word, or an obliging look, will gain you more respect than all your fine trappings.

  4. Bitch Flicks:

    Ideologically, 'Pretty Woman' is a love song to consumerism and capitalism, 'Pretty Woman' depicts a world where everyone is either a card-carrying member of the corporate caste or an obliging subordinate ... It is obsessed with things (hotel suites, private jets, fancy clothes) and encourages the audience to share its obsession with things.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Do good to all and sundry. That is to say, act virtuously and kindly towards everyone. Most especially towards meeting the needs of the needy, the helpless, the poor or the less privileged persons around you and even those afar-off. I mean, be obliging (be willing to help someone else or others). For, kindness or generosity pays off eventually, no matter how small it seems. ~Emeasoba George

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