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3 definitions found
 for Obliged
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Oblige \O*blige"\ ([-o]*bl[imac]j"; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Obliged ([-o]*bl[imac]jd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Obliging
     ([-o]*bl[imac]"j[i^]ng).] [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.]
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              He had obliged all the senators and magistrates
              firmly to himself.                    --Bacon.
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     2. To constrain by physical, moral, or legal force; to put
        under obligation to do or forbear something.
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              The obliging power of the law is neither founded in,
              nor to be measured by, the rewards and punishments
              annexed to it.                        --South.
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              Religion obliges men to the practice of those
              virtues which conduce to the preservation of our
              health.                               --Tillotson.
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     3. To bind by some favor rendered; to place under a debt;
        hence, to do a favor to; to please; to gratify; to
        accommodate.
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              Thus man, by his own strength, to heaven would soar,
              And would not be obliged to God for more. --Dryden.
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              The gates before it are brass, and the whole much
              obliged to Pope Urban VIII.           --Evelyn.
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              I shall be more obliged to you than I can express.
                                                    --Mrs. E.
                                                    Montagu.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  obliged
      adj 1: under a moral obligation to do something [syn: duty-
             bound(p), obliged(p)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "obliged":
     acknowledging, appreciative, beholden, beholden to, bound, bounden,
     bounden to, cognizant of, committed, compelled, crediting,
     duty-bound, forced, grateful, in duty bound, indebted, indebted to,
     made, much obliged, obligate, obligated, obliged to, pledged,
     required, saddled, sensible, thankful, tied, under obligation
  
  

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