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Synonyms for indebted
ɪnˈdɛt ɪdin·debt·ed

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  1. indebtedadjective

    beholden, obliged

  2. indebtedadjective

    obligated to someone; owing a debt of gratitude to someone

    obliged, beholden

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indebted

    obliged, beholden

    disobliged, unbeholden

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indebted(p)adjective

    owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or favors etc


  2. indebted(p)adjective

    under a legal obligation to someone


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indebtedadjective

    owing, in debt

  2. indebtedadjective

    obliged, beholden

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "indebted":

    debt-ridden, beholden, grateful, liabilities, debt, heavy

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  1. John Dermody:

    The administration will see this as part of a broader concern about China investing in countries as a threat to make potentially those countries beholden to China or indebted to China and to diminish the United Statess influence in the Western Hemisphere, and I would say that the concern is particularly acute where the investment is going to be in information technology. And in light of the catastrophic damage of the Bahamas, I think that is going to be an issue.

  2. Marlene Carlisle:

    These bulldogs that got through everything and worked for 33 years to solve this for our family -- we are forever indebted to all of you, josh was an amazing young boy who had an uncanny relationship with nature and with God, so I know where he is and I know he's at peace.

  3. James Madison:

    Is it not the glory of the people of America, that, whilst they have paid a decent regard to the opinions of former times and other nations, they have not suffered a blind veneration for antiquity, for custom, or for names, to overrule the suggestions of their own good sense, the knowledge of their own situation, and the lessons of their own experience? To this manly spirit, posterity will be indebted for the possession, and the world for the example, of the numerous innovations displayed on the American theatre, in favor of private rights and public happiness.

  4. Jack Reed:

    Sgt. McKenna was an extraordinary young man with a big heart and a dedicated, distinguished soldier, ?We are forever indebted to Sgt. McKenna for his service and sacrifice.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Every human is obliged to love i.e. we all are indebted to love all the humankind and as well to be grateful for love that is shown to us.

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    • A. Ignorant
    • B. Stupid
    • C. Contradictory
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