adjective ob·li·ga·tive

Definition of obligative

  1. 1 :  entailing an obligation :  obligatory an obligative contract

  2. 2 :  obligate 1b

  3. 3a :  characterized by or relating to the obligative mood b :  containing a form in the obligative mood

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Origin and Etymology of obligative

Latin obligatus (past participle of obligare to oblige) + English -ive

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a trip made at another's expense

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