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Synonyms for debt
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. debt(noun)

    the state of owing something (especially money)

    "he is badly in debt"

  2. debt(noun)

    money or goods or services owed by one person to another

  3. debt(noun)

    an obligation to pay or do something

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. debt

    Synonyms:
    debit, liability, default, obligation, claim, score, something due

    Antonyms:
    liquidation, assets, credit, trust, grace, favor, obligation, accommodation, gift, gratuity

Editors Contribution

  1. owe

    something, typically money, that is owed or due.

    i am not in debt anymore!

    Submitted by JP03 on October 27, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. debt(n.)

    Synonyms:
    due, obligation

  2. debt(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trespass, offence, transgression, sin, fault, crime

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. debt(n)

    Synonyms:
    liability, due, obligation, debit

    Antonyms:
    asset, resource

    Associated words:
    garnishee, distrain, distress, debenture

How to pronounce debt?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say debt in sign language?

  1. debt

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How to use debt in a sentence?

  1. George Peabody:

    Education a debt due from present to future generations.

  2. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras:

    Yesterday an event of major political importance happened, the IMF published a report on Greece's economy which is a great vindication for the Greek government as it confirms the obvious - that Greek debt is not sustainable.

  3. Eric LeCompte:

    The Financing for Development outcomes can curb corruption, tax evasion and unsustainable debts in the developing world, if we succeed in changing tax, trade and debt policies, we can raise trillions of dollars to address poverty.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    It is better to pay and have little than to have much and be in debt.

  5. Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    The principle ... of responsibility and solidarity that has guided us since the beginning of the European debt crisis marks the entire result from Monday.


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