obligate oneself

obligate oneself
index contract, promise (vow), undertake

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  • obligate — obligable /ob li geuh beuhl/, adj. obligator, n. v. /ob li gayt /; adj. /ob li git, gayt /, v. obligated, obligating, adj. v.t. 1. to bind or oblige morally or legally: to obligate oneself to purchase a building. 2. to pledge, commit, or bind… …   Universalium

  • obligate — verb (t) /ˈɒbləgeɪt/ (say obluhgayt) (obligated, obligating) 1. to oblige or bind morally or legally: to obligate oneself to fulfil certain conditions. 2. US to pledge, commit (funds, etc.). –adjective /ˈɒbləgət/ (say obluhguht), / geɪt/ (say… …  

  • commit oneself — obligate oneself, pledge oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sign oneself — obligate oneself, pledge oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bind oneself to — commit oneself to, obligate oneself to, undertake; attach oneself to, tie oneself to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make a pledge — obligate oneself, promise, swear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • promise — prom·ise n: a declaration or manifestation esp. in a contract of an intention to act or refrain from acting in a specified way that gives the party to whom it is made a right to expect its fulfillment aleatory promise: a promise (as to compensate …   Law dictionary

  • OBLIGATIONS, LAW OF — This law is concerned with the rights of one person as against those of another (jus in personam), as distinguished from the law of property, which is concerned with a person s rights in a chattel or other property as against the world at large… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • contract — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. compact, agreement, promise, bargain, covenant, stipulation, convention. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. agreement, legal agreement, covenant, compact, stipulation, contractual statement, contractual… …   English dictionary for students

  • take — [tāk] vt. took, taken, taking [ME taken < OE tacan < ON taka < ? IE base * dēg , to lay hold of] I to get possession of by force or skill; seize, grasp, catch, capture, win, etc. 1. to get by conquering; capture; seize 2. to trap, snare …   English World dictionary

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