Synonyms of 'obliged'
1 forcedDictionary, required, bound
I was obliged to answer their questions.
2 gratefulDictionary, in (someone's) debt, thankful
I am extremely obliged to you.
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If you are appreciative of something, you are grateful for it.
We are very appreciative of their support.
If you are beholden to someone, you are in debt to them in some way or you feel that you have a duty to them because they have helped you.
He was made beholden to the Mafia.
Thesaurus for obliged from the Collins English Thesaurus