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  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

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  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. debtnoun

    due, obligation

  2. debtnoun

    trespass, offence, transgression, sin, fault, crime

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  1. debtnoun

    liability, due, obligation, debit

    asset, resource

    Associated words:
    garnishee, distrain, distress, debenture

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  1. Ron DeSantis:

    The people that should pay for it (are) not the American taxpayers, it should be the universities (that) should be responsible for that. If they’re producing people that go deep into debt and their degree is not worth anything, and they’re not able to make enough money to pay it back, then that’s on them, they’ve had an incentive to get more and more loans taken out and then put it in their pocket.

  2. Anton Siluanov:

    Ukraine has definitely violated the terms of the loan, and in particular (the condition) not to increase its state debt above 60 percent of GDP, so Russia definitely has the right to demand early return of this loan. At the same time, at present this decision has not yet been taken.

  3. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake:

    We are also asking for development aid (from the IMF), we are asking as a new government that has come in. We want to try and reduce the gap because our debt amortization is roughly about 1.3 trillion Sri Lankan rupees ($9.8 billion) a year.

  4. Daniel Hanson:

    Everything that touches Puerto Rico, the debt, the monolines, the banks, will all sell off pretty aggressively.

  5. Thomas Jefferson, letter to Samuel Kercheval, July 12, 1816:

    We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.

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