Synonyms of obliging


1. compel, oblige, obligate, induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make

usage: force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"

2. oblige, bind, hold, obligate, relate

usage: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"

3. oblige, accommodate, comply, follow, abide by

usage: provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him"


1. complaisant, obliging, accommodating (vs. unaccommodating), accommodative

usage: showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others; "to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover"; "the obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave"

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Definition and meaning of obliging (Dictionary)