Thesaurus for obligate
Definition of obligate
- (v): bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He''s held by a contract"; "I''ll hold you by your promise"
- (v): commit in order to fulfill an obligation; "obligate money"
- (v): force or compel somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
- (a): restricted to a particular condition of life; "an obligate anaerobe can survive only in the absence of OXYGen"