What is another word for obligate?

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[ ˈɒblɪɡˌe͡ɪt], [ ˈɒblɪɡˌe‍ɪt], [ ˈɒ_b_l_ɪ_ɡ_ˌeɪ_t]

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How to use "Obligate" in context?

The verb obligate has two meanings:

1. To make compulsory or necessary; to obligate someone to do something

2. To cause or produce an obligation or duty

The first definition is used most often when talking about people who have a duty to do something. The second definition is used when talking about something that must happen because of a cause.

For example, the dinner party was obligatory because Nicole was required to attend by her boss. The fact that it was Natasha's birthday also made it an obligation. The candles on the cake were a nice added bonus!

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