Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) compel, oblige, obligate (force somebody to do something) "We compel all students to fill out this form"
- S: (v) obligate (commit in order to fulfill an obligation) "obligate money"
- S: (v) oblige, bind, hold, obligate (bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted) "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"
- S: (adj) obligate (restricted to a particular condition of life) "an obligate anaerobe can survive only in the absence of oxygen"