Meaning of “oblige” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /əˈblaɪdʒ/
be obliged to do sth

B2 to be forced to do something:

Sellers are not legally obliged to accept the highest offer.

[ I, T ] formal to be helpful:

The manager was only too happy to oblige.

(Definition of “oblige” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)