What does debtor mean?

Definitions for debtorˈdɛt ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. debtor, debitor(noun)

    a person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt


  1. debtor(Noun)

    A person or firm that owes money; one in debt; one who owes a debt

  2. debtor(Noun)

    One who owes another anything, or is under obligation, arising from express agreement, implication of law, or principles of natural justice, to pay money or to fulfill some other obligation; in bankruptcy or similar proceedings, the person who is the subject of the proceeding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Debtor(noun)

    one who owes a debt; one who is indebted; -- correlative to creditor

  2. Origin: [OE. dettur, dettour, OF. detor, detur, detour, F. dbiteur, fr. L. debitor, fr. debere to owe. See Debt.]


  1. Debtor

    A debtor is an entity that owes a debt to another entity. The entity may be an individual, a firm, a government, a company or other legal person. The counterparty is called a creditor. When the counterpart of this debt arrangement is a bank, the debtor is more often referred to as a borrower. If X borrowed money from his/her bank, X is the debtor and the bank is the creditor. If X puts money in the bank, X is the creditor and the bank is the debtor.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'debtor' in Nouns Frequency: #2647


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of debtor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of debtor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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