Translation of "oblige" - English-Russian dictionary


verb uk /əˈblaɪdʒ/ us
be obliged to do sth

B2 to be forced to do something

быть обязанным делать что-либо
Sellers are not legally obliged to accept the highest offer.

[ I, T ] formal to be helpful

оказывать услугу, помогать
The manager was only too happy to oblige.

(Translation of “oblige” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)