Definition of Obliging

1. Adjective. Showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others. "The obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave"

Exact synonyms: Complaisant
Similar to: Accommodating, Accommodative
Derivative terms: Complaisance, Obligingness



Definition of Obliging

1. a. Putting under obligation; disposed to oblige or do favors; hence, helpful; civil; kind.

Definition of Obliging

1. Adjective. Happy and ready to do favours for others. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of oblige) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Obliging

1. oblige [v] - See also: oblige

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obliging

obligatorily
obligatoriness
obligators
obligatory
obligatos
oblige
obliged
obliged(p)
obligee
obligees
obligement
obligements
obliger
obligers
obliges
obliging (current term)
obligingly
obligingness
obligingnesses
obligor
obligors
oblimersen
obliquation
oblique
oblique-swimming triplefin
oblique-swimming triplefins
oblique amputation
oblique angle
oblique angles
oblique arch

Literary usage of Obliging

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1. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1830)
"... but contented themselves with obliging them to bring to the Spartan market, one half of the corn they should reap every harvest. ..."

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