1. Simple past tense and past participle of obligate


  1. (North America, Scottish) committed
  2. (North America, Scottish) having an obligation; obliged
    • 2016 January 26, "When ‘Made In Israel’ Is a Human Rights Abuse ↗," The New York Times (retrieved 26 January 2016):
      Under a provision of a larger piece of legislation, popularly known as the Customs Bill, that has been approved by the House and is expected to soon pass the Senate, American officials will be obligated to treat the settlements as part of Israel in future trade negotiations.

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