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synonyms for obligate

  • constrain
  • oblige
  • bind
  • force
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • astrict
  • indebt
  • make indebted
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antonyms for obligate

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  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • let off
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How to use obligate in a sentence

Alvarez told Voice of San Diego that he couldn’t discuss the nature of his work at the Water Authority because his contract obligates him to maintain confidentiality.
WATER AUTHORITY’S CONFIDENTIAL CONSULTANT CONTRACTS SURPRISED BOARDMACKENZIE ELMERAUGUST 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
She’s obligated to give location information to local cities to help with their containment efforts but vowed only to publicly identify a specific location if, in her opinion, it constituted an ongoing threat.
APPELLATE COURT SAYS SAN DIEGO COUNTY CAN KEEP COVID-19 OUTBREAK DATA SECRETJESSE MARXAUGUST 3, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The USPS hasn’t been obligated to make changes or pay penalties for any of the reported safety hazards.
A POSTAL WORKER BEGGED FOR STRONGER COVID-19 PROTECTIONS. SHE ENDED UP SPENDING SIX WEEKS IN THE HOSPITAL.BY MARYAM JAMEELJULY 16, 2021PROPUBLICA
Through the 19th and early 20th centuries, presidents were often creatures of their parties, dependent on state and local party leaders to nominate them, and as such, often obligated to reward them with appointments in the federal government.
PRESIDENTS USED TO BE THE FACES OF THEIR POLITICAL PARTIES. IS THAT NO LONGER THE CASE?JULIA AZARIJULY 13, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Each person was obligated to give a toast during the marathon event.
INSIDE THE FBI, RUSSIA, AND UKRAINE’S FAILED CYBERCRIME INVESTIGATIONPATRICK HOWELL O'NEILLJULY 8, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This is also why infants are often considered “obligate nose breathers.”
10 ABSOLUTELY WILD FACTS ABOUT BABIESLAUREN LEFFERJULY 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Velasquez said the university should’ve given students, who were obligated to take the course Kumar taught as a graduation requirement, a say about whether they want him on campus.
CSU SAN MARCOS ORDEAL BRINGS DIFFICULT TRANSPARENCY QUESTIONS TO LIGHTKAYLA JIMENEZJUNE 21, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Union officials wrote that the university could’ve doubled down on its decision to fire Kumar by proceeding to the union’s arbitration process, but the union was obligated to advocate for him.
FACULTY UNION DEFENDS ITS DEFENSE OF PROFESSOR WHO HARASSED STUDENTSKAYLA JIMENEZJUNE 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Global agreements mean that governments are obligated to shut down such criminal activity or, if they lack capability, to get assistance to do so.
COULD THE RANSOMWARE CRISIS FORCE ACTION AGAINST RUSSIA?PATRICK HOWELL O'NEILLMAY 21, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
For example, immediately upon detachment, the Water Authority will save tens of millions of dollars since it will no longer be obligated to build infrastructure projects in North County.
WHY WE WANT OUT OF THE WATER AUTHORITYJENNIFER DEMEO AND HAYDEN HAMILTONMAY 12, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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WORDS RELATED TO OBLIGATE

  • beseech
  • charge
  • entreat
  • implore
  • obligate
  • order
  • require
  • supplicate
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