Obligation Meaning

There are 5 meaning(s) for word Obligation

Obligation Meaning 1 : a personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor

    Synonyms : indebtedness
Obligation Meaning 2 : a written promise to repay a debt

    Synonyms : certificate of indebtedness,  debt instrument
Obligation Meaning 3 : the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force

    Example : every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty

    Synonyms : duty,  responsibility
Obligation Meaning 4 : a legal agreement specifying a payment or action and the penalty for failure to comply

Obligation Meaning 5 : the state of being obligated to do or pay something

    Example : he is under an obligation to finish the job