owe

Part of speech: verb

To be under obligation for.

Part of speech: verb

To be indebted for.

Part of speech: verb

To be indebted; be due.

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Usage examples "owe":

  1. Little does he owe me! - "The Love-Chase", James Sheridan Knowles.
  2. If you cannot do what you promised, you owe it to me to explain why you cannot do it. - "The House of Martha", Frank R. Stockton.
  3. I wonder how many lives there are to- day that owe themselves altogether to him just as my sister does. - "Mary Wollaston", Henry Kitchell Webster.