Synonyms for debt

Grammar : Noun
Spell : det
Phonetic Transcription : dɛt

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Définition of debt

Origin :
  • late 13c., dette, from Old French dete, from Latin debitum "thing owed," neuter past participle of debere "to owe," originally, "keep something away from someone," from de- "away" (see de-) + habere "to have" (see habit). Restored spelling after c.1400.
  • noun money owed to others
Example sentences :
  • He took a couple of drinks to celebrate his approaching immunity from debt.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The church was in debt—everything in Brookfield was, except the town pump.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • I'm not going to run into debt or have trouble with tradesmen about money just because of your pride.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Is it true that he is so much in debt, and is so very—very profligate?
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • If you tell me that he is dead, I am in your debt and bound to you for life.
  • Extract from : « The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby » by Charles Dickens
  • But wilt thou not give me another twelvemonth to pay my debt?
  • Extract from : « The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood » by Howard Pyle
  • There is an individual present; he has him in his eye; to whom they owe a debt of gratitude.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • Thus it is: My castle and my lands are in pawn for a debt that I owe.
  • Extract from : « The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood » by Howard Pyle
  • Debt he looked upon as the road to ruin, and he scrupulously shunned it.
  • Extract from : « Cleveland Past and Present » by Maurice Joblin
  • And I pray you be patient with my debt, for indeed I think much oftener of it than you do.
  • Extract from : « Albert Durer » by T. Sturge Moore

Antonyms for debt

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