Verb(1) force somebody to do something(2) bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted(3) provide a service or favor for someone
(1) The Romanians were happy to tackle all day and the Scots appeared happy to oblige by running at them for the full 80 minutes.(2) If someone would kindly oblige by printing a diary bearing the main York bus routes, we shall be delighted to buy some and send them to all our acquaintances in London.(3) tell me what you want to know and I'll see if I can oblige(4) ├ö├ç├┐If you wish to embrace me, Maria, you know I will be only too pleased to oblige you,├ö├ç├û replied James, his voice low and teasing.(5) Unfortunately, a lack of research funding and other assistance made it impossible to oblige him, but we had a lively conversation.(6) If you don't have a boat, or prefer to make use of local expertise, there are a number of hardboat skippers who will be only too pleased to oblige .(7) To return to my need: please, can someone oblige with practical advice?(8) Nor would the Virgin Queen oblige by naming a successor, but left her ministers to do it in defiance of English laws and at some risk to themselves.(9) Photos of interest would be most welcome so if you can oblige please do.(10) Naturally, her husband was very pleased and only too happy to oblige with the ├ö├ç├┐work.├ö├ç├û(11) oblige me by not being sorry for yourself(12) You can mix and match, and the head waiter will be only too pleased to oblige with special offerings, if you ask the day before, at no extra charge.(13) They asked for Abel as a playmate and companion to begin with and Mr Davis was pleased to oblige .(14) He waits for this to sink in, and I oblige by widening my eyes and licking my chapped lips.(15) Please oblige by suggesting the proper food style, life style and other things to avoid further blocks.(16) Compilers of match programmes will confirm that as soon as they pick an all-action shot of a striker in full flight he will duly oblige by picking up a groin strain 48 hours before the kick off.
(1) noblesse oblige :: noblesse oblige
1. require ::
2. do someone a favor ::
doen iemand 'n guns
3. obligate ::
4. accommodate ::
1. disoblige ::
onbeleefd is teenoor
Different Formsoblige, obliged, obliges, obliging
Word Example from TV Shows
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I'm sure there are girls inside
who'd be happy to OBLIGE.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 3
Because I'll OBLIGE you.
Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 11
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