Definition of owed:
- of Owe
due, payable, cod, unpaid, becoming due, receivable, delinquent, owing, pay, collect, outstanding, repayable, indebted, collectible, undischarged, unsettled, collectable, callable, overdue.
" I was under the impression that I owed
it to my father," she said, with a hint of irony in her voice, " for I suppose that he earned all he has."
- "Jack O' Judgment", Edgar Wallace.
Not all on account of what I owed
Mr. Robert for the friendly turns he'd done me.
- "The House of Torchy", Sewell Ford.
This they owed
to Africa: they owed
it, too, to their own moral characters.
- "The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839)", Thomas Clarkson.