What are some alternative words for obligate?

Synonyms for obligateˈɒb lɪˌgeɪt; ˈɒb lɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obligate(verb)

    restricted to a particular condition of life

    "an obligate anaerobe can survive only in the absence of oxygen"

    Antonyms:
    facultative

  2. compel, oblige, obligate(verb)

    force somebody to do something

    "We compel all students to fill out this form"

    Synonyms:
    oblige, accommodate, bind, obligate, compel, hold

    Antonyms:
    facultative

  3. obligate(verb)

    commit in order to fulfill an obligation

    "obligate money"

    Synonyms:
    oblige, bind, compel, hold

    Antonyms:
    facultative

  4. oblige, bind, hold, obligate(verb)

    bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted

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

    Synonyms:
    accommodate, book, attach, tie up, bond, view as, support, hold back, bandage, defend, take hold, bind, carry, deem, truss, hold up, arrest, hold, adjudge, guard, take, have, concord, check, make, stick, take for, go for, throw, defy, control, harbor, keep, apply, obligate, give, hold fast, entertain, concur, nurse, oblige, curb, constipate, moderate, tie down, stick to, have got, restrain, obtain, withstand, agree, sustain, halt, harbour, tie, maintain, confine, contain, keep back, retain, prevail, reserve, admit, compel, hold in, declare, adhere, bear

    Antonyms:
    facultative

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. obligate

    Synonyms:
    accuse, bind, charge, compel, condemn, convict, impeach, inculpate, oblige

    Antonyms:
    absolve, acquit, clear, discharge, exculpate, exempt, exonerate, forgive, free, liberate, pardon, pardon, release, set free

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. obligate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Inelegant.] bind, oblige, bring under obligation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

oblige, compel

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#148support
#176book
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#272check
#333control
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#2268reserve
#2412carry
#2422maintain
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#3261bond
#3387stick
#3541guard
#4200nurse
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#4776harbor
#5420moderate
#6448attach
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#6857retain
#7466harbour
#7523arrest
#7739defend
#8016accommodate
#8275bind
#9348declare
#9453concord
#11256sustain
#12551curb
#13959halt
#14008entertain
#14841adhere
#17822prevail
#19121withstand
#20901truss
#21118condemn
#21923deem
#24755concur
#25600accuse
#25684compel
#29024convict
#29907defy
#30094restrain
#33872impeach
#35325bandage
#36343confine
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#199421adjudge

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