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OBLIGATED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does obligated mean? 

OBLIGATED (adjective)
  The adjective OBLIGATED has 1 sense:

1. caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course

  Familiarity information: OBLIGATED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OBLIGATED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course

Context examples:

felt obligated to repay the kindness / was obligated to pay off the student loan

Similar:

beholden (under a moral obligation to someone)

duty-bound; obliged (under a moral obligation to do something)

indebted (owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or favors etc)

indebted (under a legal obligation to someone)

supposed (required or under orders)

tributary (paying tribute)

Also:

responsible (worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable)

Antonym:

unobligated (not obligated)


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