- adj.1 forced to do sthVERBS▪ be, feelADVERB▪ by law (esp. BrE), contractually, legally▪
Parents are obliged by law to send their children to school.▪ morally▪
I felt morally obliged to do the best I could for her.2 gratefulVERBS▪ be, feelADVERB▪ muchPREPOSITION▪ for, to▪
I'm much obliged to you for helping us.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.