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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. debt

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. debtnoun

    the state of owing something (especially money)

    "he is badly in debt"

  2. debtnoun

    money or goods or services owed by one person to another

  3. debtnoun

    an obligation to pay or do something

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. debtnoun

    due, obligation

  2. debtnoun

    trespass, offence, transgression, sin, fault, crime

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. debtnoun

    liability, due, obligation, debit

    asset, resource

    Associated words:
    garnishee, distrain, distress, debenture

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How to use debt in a sentence?

  1. Sergio Marxuach:

    The debt stays the same.

  2. Pastor Stephen Hayes:

    Not only is the debt itself gone and paid, but also, any negative impact that debt has had on their credit history is wiped clean, it’s the easiest decision we’ve ever made.

  3. Jonathan Whitehead:

    Many E&P firms are looking at financial optimization and rebalancing their debt, future investment and hedging activities. If you are massively in-the-money on your hedges, it might make sense to reset strikes and pay down debt, particularly if you are paying off some of the covenants that are more restrictive.

  4. James Hosie:

    For those companies that have pending maturities on bonds, there will be a more acute pressure on liquidity, in the E&P sector, the likelihood of refinancing high yield debt is very limited right now - investors in that market have been caught by surprise by the fall in oil prices and a lot of these bonds are trading at quite distressed levels.

  5. Alastair Wilson:

    The direct impact might be limited because of Greece's limited trade links and lower financial market exposure to Greece in other euro area countries. But its exit could nevertheless cause a confidence shock and disrupt government debt markets.

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