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Definition of Oblige

Oblige
Oblige O*blige", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obliged; p. pr. & vb. n. Obliging.] [OF. obligier, F. obliger, L. obligare; ob (see Ob-) + ligare to bind. See Ligament, and cf. Obligate.] 1. To attach, as by a bond. [Obs.] He had obliged all the senators and magistrates firmly to himself. --Bacon. 2. To constrain by physical, moral, or legal force; to put under obligation to do or forbear something. The obliging power of the law is neither founded in, nor to be measured by, the rewards and punishments annexed to it. --South. Religion obliges men to the practice of those virtues which conduce to the preservation of our health. --Tillotson. 3. To bind by some favor rendered; to place under a debt; hence, to do a favor to; to please; to gratify; to accommodate. Thus man, by his own strength, to heaven would soar, And would not be obliged to God for more. --Dryden. The gates before it are brass, and the whole much obliged to Pope Urban VIII. --Evelyn. I shall be more obliged to you than I can express. --Mrs. E. Montagu.

Meaning of Oblige from wikipedia

- Noblesse oblige (/noʊˌblɛs əˈbliːʒ/; French: [nɔblɛs ɔbliʒ]) is a French expression used in English meaning that nobility extends beyond mere entitlements...
- Noblesse oblige is a French phrase meaning "nobility obliges". Noblesse Oblige may also refer to: Noblesse Oblige (book), a 1956 humorous book on U and...
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- jurisprudence that allows either obligors to be bound together, each liable for the whole performance, or obligees to be bound together, all owed just...
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