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Definitions of oblige:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb transitive

To bind or constrain: to bind by some favor rendered, hence to do a favor to.

part of speech: verb transitive

To compel by force, morally, legally, or physically; bind by some favor or kindness shown; render a favor to; gratify.

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In the R. Cath. Ch., a small crucifix, or a crucifix engraved on a plate, which used to be kissed by the priest and deacon, and passed on to the people in succession before leaving church; kiss of peace. ...

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