oblige

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oblige ˈblaɪʤ/ verb
obliges; obliged; obliging
oblige
ˈblaɪʤ/
verb
obliges; obliged; obliging
Learner's definition of OBLIGE
[+ object] : to force or require (someone or something) to do something because of a law or rule or because it is necessary
usually used as (be) obliged
: to do something that someone has asked you to do : to do a favor for (someone)
[+ object]
[no object]
see also noblesse oblige
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