Keywords: obliged, committed, obligation, commitment, oblige, commit

Sign Definition

As a Noun

  1. Something that you must do because you have promised to do it or because it is your duty to do it. English = obligation, commitment.

As a Verb or Adjective

  1. To feel that you must do something because it is your duty or because you have promised to do it. English = (be) obliged, (be) committed.
  2. To make someone feel or promise that they must do something. English = oblige, commit.
  3. To make a person live, behave, or act in a particular way by restricting their freedom. Idiomatic English = tie down.