obligatoire etymology

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

Detailed word origin of obligatoire

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).
obligo Latin (lat) (rare) I bind together.. (rare) I tie, fasten.. I bind in obligation, make liable.. I make guilty.. I mortgage, pawn.. I restrain, impede.
obligātōrius Late Latin (LL)
obligatoire French (fra) Compulsory. Obligatory; mandatory.

Words with the same origin as obligatoire

Descendants of ob-
objet obligation 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