obligor

[ob-li-gawr, ob-li-gawr]

Origin of obligor

First recorded in 1535–45; oblige + -or2
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obligor

noun
  1. a person who binds himself by contract to perform some obligation; debtor
  2. a person who gives a bond
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Word Origin and History for obligor
n.

"person who binds himself to another by contract," 1540s, agent noun in Latin form from oblige.

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