Verb(1) be obliged to pay or repay(2) be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense(3) be in debt
(1) We owe him some respect for that and we need to help him make that affirmative case for change.(2) you owe me Ôö¼├║19.50 for the electricity bill(3) If you collected unemployment benefits last year, you'll probably owe taxes on the money.(4) For many people, as I said, the respect we owe nature is respect for God conceived as the divine creator.(5) It is to each and every one of them, the known and the unknown, that we owe our gratitude.(6) champagne houses owe their success to brand image(7) ├ö├ç├┐We have now repaid all our loans, and we owe no money at all to anyone,├ö├ç├û says Robin.(8) Thank you very kindly; if you care to drop me a line telling me who you are, it would be nice to know to whom I owe my gratitude.(9) I owe you for the taxi(10) So as much as anything, I think I owe him the respect of leaving it alone if he doesn't want to talk about it.(11) I owe you an apology(12) We owe deep gratitude to those nearby who did what they could without adequate resources.(13) There was no tax due on the money, but I may owe tax on the interest accrued.(14) Those defendants did owe to the claimant a duty of care.(15) These men do low wage and often seasonal work, and owe large sums of money which most could never hope to pay off.(16) He did not owe any allegiance to Lyra; he could do as he wished.
(1) owe to :: te danke aan
(2) owe money :: skuld geld
1. be in debt to ::
wees in die skuld te
2. be indebted to ::
word dank verskuldig aan
3. be in arrears to ::
owe, owed, owes
Word Example from TV Shows
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The Lannisters OWE the Iron Bank
quite a lot of money,
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 3
I OWE you an apology, my king.
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 1
I feel I OWE you a 'splanation.
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 9
I know I OWE you my life.
Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 9
Why? You're not family.
You OWE me nothing.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 1
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