|v. t.||1.||To attach, as by a bond.|
|2.||To constrain by physical, moral, or legal force; to put under obligation to do or forbear something.|
The obliging power of the law is neither founded in, nor to be measured by, the rewards and punishments annexed to it.
|3.||To bind by some favor rendered; to place under a debt; hence, to do a favor to; to please; to gratify; to accommodate.|
|Verb||1.||oblige - force or compel somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"|
|2.||oblige - bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"|
|3.||oblige - provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him"|
disoblige - ignore someone's wishes