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oblige

verb bind, coerce, compel, dragoon, elicit, exact, force, impel, impose, make another accept a role, make another accept responsibility for, make another party perform, obligate, require
See also: accommodate, aid, assign, assist, bear, bestow, bind, call, coerce, compel, constrain, delegate, demand, detail, dictate, enforce, enjoin, exact, excise, force, help, impose, let, necessitate, obligate, order, pander, patronize, permit, press, require, subject, suffer, supply, support, tolerate
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Briggs often goes out shopping for hours, or making calls, and then she pays down fair and honorable like a lady; there's no beating down or making three hours into two hours and a half, as some folks do; and it is easy work for the horses; not like tearing along to catch trains for people that are always a quarter of an hour too late; and if I don't oblige her in this matter it is very likely we shall lose them altogether.
And I wish her safe home, and if I was on the rack I could tell no more, except that when I got back I were laid hands on by these here bobbies, contrary to the British constitooshun, and if your ladyship will kindly go to where that constitooshun is wrote down, and find out wot it sez about my rights and liberties--for I have been told that the working-man has his liberties, and have myself seen plenty took with him --you will oblige a common chap more than his education will enable him to express.
Inspector," said Miss Wilson, "will you oblige me by seeing that he leaves the college as soon as possible?
This will not only lessen the call for military establishments, but if circumstances should at any time oblige the government to form an army of any magnitude that army can never be formidable to the liberties of the people while there is a large body of citizens, little, if at all, inferior to them in discipline and the use of arms, who stand ready to defend their own rights and those of their fellow-citizens.
3 does not oblige the defender to pay the costs of the pursuer defending the criminal proceedings which have been brought against him.
The ECESR had originally filed an appeal in October 2014 to oblige the Ministry of Interior to renew the white taxi licences without requiring drivers or owners to submit bank statements proving regular payment of instalments for new vehicles.
The car continued its way before hitting one of the soldiers at the level of his leg, obliging the patrol members of fire on the car's tyres to oblige him to stop.
While addressing the meeting of JUI Charsadda office bearers at DarulAdab on Wednesday, he further said that the Jamiat workers must oblige party manifesto otherwise strict move would be made against the violators.
MPs rejected one proposal presented by Dr Al Dhahrani, which would oblige the government to come up with different summer and winter timings.
Le gardien et capitaine du Real Madrid Iker Casillas souffre d'une fracture du pouce gauche apres le coup recu mercredi a la 16e minute qui l'a oblige a sortir lors du match de Coupe du Roi Valence-Real Madrid, a annonce hier jeudi le club.
Bulgarian Parliament has adopted changes to the Law on Credit Institutions, which oblige banks to inform customers of any significant movements in interest rates on their accounts or expenses if they are in credit.
However, he added RSA would not necessarily have to raise its bid approach by much in order to oblige Aviva to put the proposal to its shareholders and for a deal to remain accretive for RSA s own shareholders.