Translation of "oblige" - English-German dictionary

oblige

verb /əˈblaidʒ/

to force to do something

nötigen
She was obliged to go
The police obliged him to leave.

to do (someone) a favour or service

einen Gefallen tun
Could you oblige me by carrying this, please?
obligation /obliˈɡeiʃən/ noun

a promise or duty

die Verpflichtung
You are under no obligation to buy anything.
obligatory /əˈbliɡətəri, (American) əbliɡəˈtoːri/ adjective

compulsory

verpflichtend
Attendance at tonight’s meeting is obligatory.
obligatorily adverb

verpflichtend
obliging adjective

willing to help other people

entgegenkommend
He’ll help you – he’s very obliging.
obligingly adverb

entgegenkommend

(Translation of “oblige” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)