Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Having contracted a debt.

Part of speech: adjective

Owing gratitude; obliged.

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Usage examples "indebted":

  1. Besides, she felt indebted to him. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. It was a thought entirely his own, not one of us having given him the least hint about it; and it shewed, that he fully understood to whom he was indebted for the most valuable presents that he had received. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16", Robert Kerr.
  3. After he died I could not feel myself indebted for that to you when I had treated you so badly." - "A Tar-Heel Baron", Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton.