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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Be in debt; Be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense.

Usage examples (38)
  • You owe it to us all to get on with what you're good at.
  • In doing so, it treats the care I owe you as identical to the care I would ˜owe™ myself.
  • Jews, in short, owe their liberalism to the West, not the other way round.
  • Paying somebody to figure out how much I owe is like pouring salt on a wound. for more
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