What does the word indebted mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Indebtedness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having contracted a debt.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Owing gratitude; obliged.

Usage examples for indebted

  1. Besides, she felt indebted to him. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by 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 by 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 by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton