Synonyms of owe


1. owe

usage: be obliged to pay or repay

2. owe, repose on, rest on, build on, build upon

usage: be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense; "This new theory owes much to Einstein's Relativity Theory"

3. owe, be

usage: be in debt; "She owes me $200"; "I still owe for the car"; "The thesis owes much to his adviser"

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Definition and meaning of owe (Dictionary)