Obligable
Obligable Ob"li*ga*ble, a. Acknowledging, or complying with, obligation; trustworthy. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The main difference between people seems to be, that one man can come under obligations on which you can rely, -- is obligable; and another is not. --Emerson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • obligable — See obligate. * * * …   Universalium

  • obligable — ob·li·ga·ble …   English syllables

  • obligable — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷gəbəl adjective Etymology: obligation + able : subject to or involving obligation …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • obligator — See obligable. * * * …   Universalium

  • obligately — See obligable. * * * …   Universalium

  • obligability — ˌäblə̇gəˈbiləd.ē, lēg noun : the quality or state of being obligable …   Useful english dictionary

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