Part of speech: noun

That which one owes; an obligation; indebtedness; trespass.

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Usage examples "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", Robert Hugh Benson.
  2. Instead, he put him into prison until the debt should be paid. - "Men Called Him Master", 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", Ida Glenwood.