Antonyms of verb oblige

1 of 3 senses of oblige

Sense 3
oblige, accommodate -- (provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him")
       Antonym of disoblige (Sense 2)
      => disoblige -- (ignore someone's wishes)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb oblige

3 senses of oblige

Sense 1
compel, oblige, obligate -- (force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form")
       => induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make -- (cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa")

Sense 2
oblige, bind, hold, obligate -- (bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise")
       => relate -- (have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers")

Sense 3
oblige, accommodate -- (provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him")
       => comply, follow, abide by -- (act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; "He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules")

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