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After all, what says Christmas more than obligations, gastrointestinal distress, and insane dining companions?

For them, going to Vietnam was inseparable from living up to their obligations as West Pointers and citizen soldiers.

Krauss says that ending religion is a matter of obligation, but I think our obligations are much different.

I put my children first, but I always keep my obligations or my commitments.

By the late summer, AIG was functionally bankrupt—unable to meet financial obligations or raise new cash.

Mr. Pickwick—deepest obligations—life preserver—made a man of me—you shall never repent it, sir.

A gentleman does not call his opponents vipers and consign them to hell, but Jahveh is not under any such obligations.

Indeed deities were in all countries considered quite above the moral obligations of men.

I, Aristide Pujol, have never betrayed the sacred obligations of friendship.

When doing so, however, he cannot avoid any obligations incurred by him to the association.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obligations, such as: duty, accountability, requirement, right, necessity, and constraint.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.