Synonyms for obligate

Synonyms for (verb) obligate

Synonyms: bind, hold, obligate, oblige

Definition: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted

Usage: He's held by a contract; I'll hold you by your promise

Similar words: relate

Definition: have or establish a relationship to

Usage: She relates well to her peers


Synonyms: obligate

Definition: commit in order to fulfill an obligation

Usage: obligate money

Similar words: entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit

Definition: confer a trust upon

Usage: The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret; I commit my soul to God


Synonyms: obligate, oblige, compel

Definition: force somebody to do something

Usage: We compel all students to fill out this form

Similar words: cause, induce, get, have, make, stimulate

Definition: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

Usage: The ads induced me to buy a VCR; My children finally got me to buy a computer; My wife made me buy a new sofa