Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Obligate"

The meaning of "Obligate" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does obligate mean?
A: Can you give some examples

Example sentences using "Obligate"

Q: Please show me example sentences with obligate.
A: Some common expressions are

It is your obligation as queen to look over your people.

You are obligated to return the book before it's too late

Synonyms of "Obligate" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I'm not obligated to report to you. and I'm not obliged to report to you. ?
A: Most people use these words interchangeably.

Obligated: The law or a set of rules is not forcing me to report to you.
Obliged: I do not owe it to you to report to you.

In the second one, it is more on a personal level where I don't feel like I have to report to you. In the first one, it is more, no rules/laws are forcing me to report to you.

I hope that makes sense!
Q: What is the difference between obligate and oblige ?
A: The verb is to oblige, therefore you are obliged. The noun is obligation, so you can "have an obligation" and qualify it by adding moral, legal, immutable or whatever. There's no need to invent obligated; it's as crass as saying "disrespecting" instead of being disrespectful.

Translations of "Obligate"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? obligate
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