Today’s word of the day is ‘Oblige‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Oblige [uh–blahyj ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
Yes, the past form of the word is obliged.
1. Do a favour or kindness
2. To put one in a debt of gratitude
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Upakrt
2. Spanish – Obligar
3. French – Obliger
4. Mandarin – Yìwù
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. The national creation narrative is obliged to contend with a host of destabilizing forces.
2. He obliged the vacation request but was appalled to later find a worker’s compensation form in his file filled out by Brady citing stress and burnout, the investigation says.
3. He obliged, naming specific dates on which he said he had abused Stewart, all while under the influence of alcohol and cocaine.
4. Señor Rhodes will be pleased to unfasten those heavy chains to oblige the lady.
5. And was it not possible that the E. of N. might oblige his old Friends in the same manner?
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
accommodate, gratify, please, aid, assist, avail, benefit, contribute, favor, hel, indulge, profit, serve, make a deal, swim with the tide, take it, toe the mark etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
annoy, disturb, frustrate, upset, block, counteract, harm, hinder, hurt, injure, obstruct, stop, take, thwart, etc.
It is another’s fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca