Synonyms of obliged
1 forcedDictionary • I was obliged to answer their questions.
bound • All members are bound by an oath of secrecy.
obligated • He had got her pregnant and felt obligated to marry her.
under an obligation • I'd rather not be under any obligation to him.
without any option
2 gratefulDictionary • I am extremely obliged to you.
grateful • She was grateful to him for all his help.
in (someone's) debt
thankful • I'm just thankful that I've got a job.
indebted • I am deeply indebted to him for his help.
appreciative • We are very appreciative of their support.
beholden • He was made beholden to the Mafia.
PHRASE:▷ much obliged
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appreciativeIf you are appreciative of something, you are grateful for it.
• We are very appreciative of their support.
beholdenIf 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.
• All members are bound by an oath of secrecy.
Thesaurus for obliged from the Collins English Thesaurus