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Verb: oblige  u'blIj
  1. Force somebody to do something
    "We oblige all students to fill out this form";
    - compel, obligate
  2. Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
    "He's obliged by a contract";
    - bind, hold, obligate
  3. Provide a service or favour for someone
    "We had to oblige him";
    - accommodate

Derived forms: obliged, obliging, obliges

Type of: abide by, cause, comply, follow, get, have, induce, make, relate, stimulate