Share this entry

British English: /əˈblʌɪdʒ/
American English: /əˈblaɪdʒ/

Translation of oblige in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 2 (be helpful)
    fare un favore a, fare una cortesia a
    to oblige somebody by doing
    fare un favore a qualcuno facendo
    could you oblige me with a lift?
    potrebbe essere così gentile da darmi un passaggio?
    anything to oblige!
    a vostro servizio!
  • 3 (be grateful) See examples:to be obliged to somebody
    essere riconoscente a qualcuno
    for per for doing per avere fatto
    I would be obliged if you'd stop smoking
    le sarei grato se smettesse di fumare
    much obliged!

Definition of oblige in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly