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Dictate vs Obligate - What's the difference?

dictate | obligate |


As verbs the difference between dictate and obligate

is that dictate is to order, command, control while obligate is (transitive|north america|scottish) to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie.

As a noun dictate

is an order or command.

As an adjective obligate is

(biology) able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role.

Obligate vs Parasite - What's the difference?

obligate | parasite |


In biology|lang=en terms the difference between obligate and parasite

is that obligate is (biology) able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role while parasite is (biology) an organism that lives on or in another organism, deriving benefit from living on or in that other organism, while not contributing towards that other organism sufficiently to cover the cost to that other organism.

As a verb obligate

is (transitive|north america|scottish) to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie.

As an adjective obligate

is (biology) able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role.

As a noun parasite is

(pejorative) a person who lives on other people's efforts or expense and gives little or nothing back.

Obligate vs Tuff - What's the difference?

obligate | tuff |


As adjectives the difference between obligate and tuff

is that obligate is able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role while tuff is older and simplified spelling of tough.

As a verb obligate

is to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie.

As a noun tuff is

a light porous rock, now especially a rock composed of compacted volcanic ash varying in size from fine sand to coarse gravel.

Obligate vs Undertake - What's the difference?

obligate | undertake |


As verbs the difference between obligate and undertake

is that obligate is (transitive|north america|scottish) to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie while undertake is (label) to take upon oneself; to start, to embark on (a specific task etc).

As an adjective obligate

is (biology) able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role.

Committed vs Obligate - What's the difference?

committed | obligate |


As verbs the difference between committed and obligate

is that committed is (commit) while obligate is (transitive|north america|scottish) to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie.

As adjectives the difference between committed and obligate

is that committed is obligated by a pledge to some course of action while obligate is (biology) able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role.

Entitle vs Obligate - What's the difference?

entitle | obligate |


As verbs the difference between entitle and obligate

is that entitle is give a title to while obligate is (transitive|north america|scottish) to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie.

As an adjective obligate is

(biology) able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role.

Dominate vs Obligate - What's the difference?

dominate | obligate |


As verbs the difference between dominate and obligate

is that dominate is to govern, rule or control by superior authority or power while obligate is to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie.

As an adjective obligate is

able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role.

Obligate vs Must - What's the difference?

obligate | must |


As verbs the difference between obligate and must

is that obligate is (transitive|north america|scottish) to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie while must is to do with certainty; (indicates that the speaker is certain that the subject will have executed the predicate) or must can be to make musty.

As an adjective obligate

is (biology) able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role.

As a noun must is

something that is mandatory or required or must can be the property of being stale or musty or must can be a time during which male elephants exhibit increased levels of sexual activity and aggressiveness (also musth) .

Obligate vs Mandate - What's the difference?

obligate | mandate |


As verbs the difference between obligate and mandate

is that obligate is to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie while mandate is to authorize.

As an adjective obligate

is able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role.

As a noun mandate is

an official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.

Obligate vs Need - What's the difference?

obligate | need |


As verbs the difference between obligate and need

is that obligate is (transitive|north america|scottish) to bind, compel, constrain, or oblige by a social, legal, or moral tie while need is to be necessary (to someone).

As an adjective obligate

is (biology) able to exist or survive only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role.

As a noun need is

a requirement for something.

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