What does the word debt mean?

Usage examples for debt

  1. " You have said so much, sir," went on Laurie deliberately, " that you have, so to speak, put yourself in my debt. – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson
  2. Instead, he put him into prison until the debt should be paid. – Men Called Him Master by Elwyn Allen Smith
  3. Mrs. Hopkins found her voice now, and with great distinctness informed the lady that there was no debt to pay, either of gratitude or money. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood