Synonyms and Antonyms of oblige
1 to do a service or favor for I would appreciate it greatly if you could oblige me by bringing a dessert to the party Synonyms of oblige accommodate, favor Words Related to oblige humor, indulge; coddle, mollycoddle, pamper; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; abet, aid, assist, help, support; attend, care (for), comfort, minister (to), relieve, succor Near Antonyms of oblige bother, discommode, disturb, incommode, inconvenience, trouble; burden, encumber, saddle, weigh; desert, disappoint, fail, let down; constrain, hamper, hamstring, hinder, hobble, hold back, impede, obstruct, restrain; frustrate, oppose, sabotage, thwart Antonyms of oblige disoblige
2 to cause (a person) to give in to pressure I know you're in a hurry, but you can't oblige me to drive any faster than the speed limit Synonyms of oblige blackjack, coerce, compel, constrain, dragoon, drive, impel, impress, make, muscle, obligate, force, press, pressure, sandbagWords Related to oblige browbeat, bulldoze, bully, cow, hector, intimidate; blackmail, high-pressure, menace, shame, terrorize, threaten; drag; badger, harass, houndNear Antonyms of oblige allow, let, permit; argue, convince, induce, move, persuade, prevail (on or upon), satisfy, talk (into), win (over)
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