- a person who is bound to another.
- a person who gives a bond.
Origin of obligor
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Examples from the Web for obligor
Whatever scheme may be devised to increase the value of the Confederate States paper money, the obligor is the same.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital
John Beauchamp Jones
As a rule, partial interests cannot be assigned so as to be binding upon the obligor, without the latter's consent.
The obligations of quasi contracts are imposed by law without reference to the assent of the obligor.Commercial Law
Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
- a person who binds himself by contract to perform some obligation; debtor
- a person who gives a bond
Word Origin and History for obligor
"person who binds himself to another by contract," 1540s, agent noun in Latin form from oblige.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper