1. force somebody to do something

Similar word(s): compel, obligate

Definition categories: social, cause, get, have, induce, make, stimulate

2. bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted

Similar word(s): bind, hold, obligate

Definition categories: communication, relate

3. provide a service or favor for someone

- We had to oblige him

Similar word(s): accommodate

Definition categories: communication, comply, follow

Sentences with oblige as a verb:

- I am obliged to report to the police station every week.

- He obliged me by not parking his car in the drive.

- I am obliged to you for your recent help.

- The singer obliged with another song.