Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who binds oneself to another by contract or legal agreement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The party bearing a legal obligation to another party, the obligee.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The person who binds himself, or gives his bond to another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, the person who binds himself or gives his bond to another.

Etymologies

oblige +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

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