Legally the gross obligations may remain, but the means by which they are discharged is modified.But I don't wish to be under any obligation to him, that's certain.The Senate is surely under no obligation to confirm any particular nominee, but after the necessary time for inquiry, it should vote him up or vote him down.
Private schools are under no obligation to offer their staff the pay rises but feel they must do if they are to retain the quality of staff they have enjoyed until now.Owing someone a favour, obliged, beholden, in someone's debt, indebted, obligated, owing someone a debt of gratitude, duty-bound, honour-bound, grateful, owing someone thanks contract, agreement, deed, covenant, bond, treaty, deal, pact, compact, understanding, transaction View synonyms.3Law A binding agreement committing a person.
The obligations and duties of insurers doing direct selling need to be spelt out explicitly.I am now in a state of obligation: so must rest satisfied with whatever I cannot help.More related words FOR obligation affair nounmatter or business to be taken care of; happening activity affairs nounmatter or business to be taken care of; happening activity.
British World English obligation obligation noun 1An act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound; a duty or commitment.Related Forms: obligational adjective, noun ( plural obligations) The act of binding oneself by a social, legal, or moral tie to someone.At the lowest mark, the balance will be even, and there'll be no obligation at all.
The obligation of marriage was legal, like military service.The duty surely includes an obligation to investigate suspicious proposals and to reject those animated by hostility to religion.An example of obligation is for a student to turn in his homework on time every day.