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Definition of Obliging
ObligingOblige 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.
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
3. To bind by some favor rendered; to place under a debt;
hence, to do a favor to; to please; to gratify; to
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.
Montagu. ObligingObliging O*bli"ging, a.
Putting under obligation; disposed to oblige or do favors;
hence, helpful; civil; kind.
Mons.Strozzi has many curiosities, and is very obliging
to a stranger who desires the sight of them. --Addison.
Syn: Civil; complaisant; courteous; kind, -- Obliging,
Usage: One is kind who desires to see others happy; one is
complaisant who endeavors to make them so in social
intercourse by attentions calculated to please; one
who is obliging performs some actual service, or has
the disposition to do so. -- O*bli"ging*ly. adv. --
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