obliging


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for obliging

Synonyms for obliging

ready to do favors for another

Synonyms for obliging

showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others

References in classic literature ?
Elton is goodhumoured, cheerful, obliging, and gentle.
I'd nothing to do with that; you chose to be so obliging as to give it me, that was all.
While I was there, and before I was brought to bed, I received a letter from my trustee at the bank, full of kind, obliging things, and earnestly pressing me to return to London.
The first hour that I began to converse with him after he had agreed to go with me to the East Indies, I found reason to delight exceedingly in his conversation; and he first began with me about religion in the most obliging manner imaginable.
In this manner we conversed; and as he was of the most obliging, gentlemanlike behaviour, so he was, if I may be allowed to say so, a man of good sense, and, as I believe, of great learning.
But, sir, the essence of the sacrament of matrimony" (so he called it, being a Roman) "consists not only in the mutual consent of the parties to take one another as man and wife, but in the formal and legal obligation that there is in the contract to compel the man and woman, at all times, to own and acknowledge each other; obliging the man to abstain from all other women, to engage in no other contract while these subsist; and, on all occasions, as ability allows, to provide honestly for them and their children; and to oblige the women to the same or like conditions, on their side.
The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) has won a verdict obliging the Ministry of Interior and traffic departments to renew white taxi licences without having to receive bank notifications stating the owner's payment of instalments, the centre announced on Tuesday.
The car continued its way before hitting one of the soldiers at the level of his leg, obliging the patrol members of fire on the car's tyres to oblige him to stop.
N Obliging all government bodies to write Islamic dates besides Gregorian dates
said that Europe and Britain should play a more effective role in obliging Israel
He said: "In 21st century Scotland, when the single largest group of people identify as having 'no religion', obliging councils to appoint unelected religious representatives to their education committees is an archaic arrangement.
Jerusalem Legal Aid is currently monitoring the municipality's adherence to a court ordered issued on 26/6/2012 obliging it to enhance its services in such areas since the municipality's approach shows serious patterns of ethnic discrimination.
Paris, Sha'ban 16, 1433, Jul 6, 2012, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia called today on the world community to adopt a firm and apparent position obliging the Syrian regime to give up its security option and accept the political approach to solve the Syrian crisis, according to the UN-AL joint envoy Kofi Annan plan.
1- Undertaking and obliging to replace mercury cells by membrane cells in electrolytic factory and developing res of factory units to suit the membrane cells technology.
Then again, it is no secret that the law obliging people to register and to vote is not enforced.