• v. To commit.

Example Sentences

  • “I plan to go, but I can't be meshabed myself to the time.” (Weiser)

  • "One application I heard of a few years ago from Rav Arye Leib Katz, if a person after 120 wants to give to his sons and daughters, he can be meshabed himself a large sum of money to his daughters, which will in turn be a shibud on his nechasim." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Aramaic
  • Textual Hebrew


  • Y משועבד meshubed 'enslaved (to)'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • North America


      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

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