obligation etymology

French word obligation comes from Latin ligandus, Latin ob- (Towards; against.), Latin ob

Detailed word origin of obligation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ligandus Latin (lat)
ob- Latin (lat) Towards; against.
ob Latin (lat) Against; facing. In the direction of, to, towards. On account of, according to, because of, due to, for (the purpose of).
obligatum Latin (lat)
obligare Latin (lat)
obligationem Latin (lat)
obligation French (fra) Obligation.

Words with the same origin as obligation

Descendants of ob-
objet obligatoire obliger obligé obscur observateur observation observer obstacle obsèques obtempérer obtenir obtus occasion occident occupation occuper offensive offrir opportun oublier préoccupant préoccupation ôter
Descendants of ob
occidental occire occis occlure occlusion occupé occurrence occurrent offusquer oppresser oublie oublée préoccuper