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Synonyms for owe

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.3 / 3 votes

  1. owe

    borrow, hypothecate, attribute

    requite, repay, liquidate, defray

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oweverb

    be obliged to pay or repay

  2. oweverb

    be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense

    "This new theory owes much to Einstein's Relativity Theory"

  3. oweverb

    be in debt

    "She owes me $200"; "I still owe for the car"; "The thesis owes much to his adviser"

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. debt

    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. oweverb

    be indebted to, be bound to pay

  2. oweverb

    be obliged to ascribe to, be obliged for, have to attribute to

PPDB, the paraphrase database2.0 / 2 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "owe":

    gotta, must

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How to use owe in a sentence?

  1. Goldblatt Hyatt:

    I owe it to my son that died, I owe it to him to honor his memory, and I owe the women that are not ready to talk.

  2. Matt Zeller:

    I just basically asked anyone who would listen,' Will you help me ? I owe this person my life. I'm willing to do whatever it takes. I will cash in and call in whatever favor. I will owe whatever it is that I need to owe. Tell me what it is that I need to do to get you to help me,'.

  3. G. K. Chesterton:

    I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

  4. Levon Holton-Teamer:

    Tovonna Holton would say, ‘ Mommy, I owe them ; I owe them. ’ I said, ‘ What do you mean you owe them ? ’ I could n’t understand what was wrong.

  5. Abraham Lincoln:

    All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

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