Synonyms of owing


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"


1. outstanding, owing(predicate), undischarged, unpaid (vs. paid)

usage: owed as a debt; "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts"

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Definition and meaning of owing (Dictionary)