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Synonyms for obligatoryəˈblɪg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈɒb lɪ gə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obligatory(adj)

    morally or legally constraining or binding

    Antonyms:
    ex gratia, nonobligatory, unneeded, optional, unnecessary, nonmandatory, elective, facultative

  2. obligatory(adj)

    required by obligation or compulsion or convention

    Antonyms:
    facultative, optional, unneeded, ex gratia, elective, nonobligatory, nonmandatory, unnecessary

Wiktionary

  1. obligatory(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    optional

  2. obligatory(adjective)

    Imposing obligation, morally or legally; binding: an obligatory promise.

    Antonyms:
    optional

  3. obligatory(adjective)

    Requiring a matter or obligation.

    Antonyms:
    optional

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. obligatory(a.)

    Synonyms:
    binding, coercive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

compulsory, mandatory, binding, non-compensatory


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