Definition of Obliges

1. Verb. (third-person singular of oblige) ¹



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Definition of Obliges

1. oblige [v] - See also: oblige

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obliges

obligator
obligatorily
obligatoriness
obligators
obligatory
obligatos
oblige
obliged
obliged(p)
obligee
obligees
obligement
obligements
obliger
obligers
obliges (current term)
obliging
obligingly
obligingness
obligingnesses
obligor
obligors
oblimersen
obliquation
oblique
oblique-swimming triplefin
oblique-swimming triplefins
oblique amputation
oblique angle
oblique angles

Literary usage of Obliges

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1. The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index, and by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1853)
"THE gentleman who obliges the world in general, and me in particular, with his thoughts upon education, has just sent me the following letter: ' 1 take the ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... which rests anything but lightly on the shoulders of the general staff in war, and which obliges it to be devoted to an untiring energy. ..."

3. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"He enters Franconia, and obliges the imperial army to retire— $ XXVII. King of Prussia vindicates his conduct with respect to his prisoners—§ XXVIII. ..."

4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"first obliges every Catholic to accept it sub mortali; he next takes off this obligation ; he finally re-imposes it. Take, finally, the Vatican definition. ..."

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