obliging


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o·blig·ing

 (ə-blī′jĭng)
adj.
Ready to do favors for others; accommodating.

o·blig′ing·ly adv.
o·blig′ing·ness n.

obliging

(əˈblaɪdʒɪŋ)
adj
ready to do favours; agreeable; kindly
oˈbligingly adv
oˈbligingness n

o•blig•ing

(əˈblaɪ dʒɪŋ)

adj.
willing or eager to do favors; accommodating.
[1630–40]
o•blig′ing•ly, adv.
o•blig′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obliging - showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others; "to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover"; "the obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave"
accommodating, accommodative - helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation; "the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in"; "made a special effort to be accommodating"

obliging

obliging

adjective
Ready to do favors for another:
Translations
مِفْضال، خَدوم
hjælpsom
liîlegur, hjálpsamur
iyiliksevernazik

obliging

[əˈblaɪdʒɪŋ] ADJamable, atento
she's a very obliging persones una persona muy amable or muy atenta or muy solícita
it was very obliging of themfue muy amable de su parte

obliging

[əˈblaɪdʒɪŋ] adjobligeant(e), serviable

obliging

adjentgegenkommend, gefällig; personalityzuvorkommend

obliging

[əˈblaɪdʒɪŋ] adjgentile, servizievole
it was very obliging of them → è stato molto gentile da parte loro

oblige

(əˈblaidʒ) verb
1. to force to do something. She was obliged to go; The police obliged him to leave.
2. to do (someone) a favour or service. Could you oblige me by carrying this, please?
obligation (obliˈgeiʃən) noun
a promise or duty. You are under no obligation to buy this.
obligatory (əˈbligətəri) , ((American) əbligəˈto:ri) adjective
compulsory. Attendance at tonight's meeting is obligatory.
oˈbligatorily adverb
oˈbliging adjective
willing to help other people. He'll help you – he's very obliging.
oˈbligingly adverb
References in classic literature ?
I have already stated, among the other branches of human attainment which I acquired at the public school, that I learned to draw caricatures of the masters who were so obliging as to educate me.
If the reader desires to make acquaintance with the associates of my captivity, I must refer him to "Scenes of Modern Prison Life," by Thersites Junior, now doubtless extremely scarce, but producible to the demands of patience and perseverance, I should imagine, if anybody will be so obliging as to pass a week or so over the catalogue of the British Museum.
The ministry took the requisite action in this case fully obliging the establishment for the blunder.
Italy's cabinet approved a law on Friday obliging parents to vaccinate their children against infectious diseases as politicians spar over a spike in measles cases.
The car continued its way before hitting one of the soldiers at the level of his leg, obliging the patrol members of fire on the car's tyres to oblige him to stop.
N Obliging all government bodies to write Islamic dates besides Gregorian dates
said that Europe and Britain should play a more effective role in obliging Israel
Derived from Blake and Mouton's (1964) two-dimensional grid of concern for self and concern for others were five conflict styles: competing, collaborating, compromising, avoiding, and obliging (Rahim, 1983; Thomas & Kilmann, 1974).
He said: "In 21st century Scotland, when the single largest group of people identify as having 'no religion', obliging councils to appoint unelected religious representatives to their education committees is an archaic arrangement.
The directive aims to increase cooperation between the judiciary and the police, obliging member states to rely on a network of contact points and to coordinate their relevant activities.
Jerusalem Legal Aid is currently monitoring the municipality's adherence to a court ordered issued on 26/6/2012 obliging it to enhance its services in such areas since the municipality's approach shows serious patterns of ethnic discrimination.
He was most obliging and leaves a wonderful family.