What does indebted mean?

Definitions for indebtedɪnˈdɛt ɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word indebted.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indebted(p)(adj)

    owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or favors etc

  2. indebted(p)(adj)

    under a legal obligation to someone


  1. indebted(Adjective)

    obligated to someone; owing a debt of gratitude to someone

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indebted

    of Indebt

  2. Indebted(adj)

    brought into debt; being under obligation; held to payment or requital; beholden

  3. Indebted(adj)

    placed under obligation for something received, for which restitution or gratitude is due; as, we are indebted to our parents for their care of us in infancy; indebted to friends for help and encouragement

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indebted

    in-det′ed, adj. being in debt: obliged by something received.—ns. Indebt′edness, Indebt′ment.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indebted in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indebted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard Brinsley Sheridan:

    He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.

  2. Richard Brinsley Sheridan:

    The Right Honourable Gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Every human is obliged to love i.e. we all are indebted to love all the humankind and as well to be grateful for love that is shown to us.

  4. Robert Ingersoll, “What Must We Do To Be Saved?” (1880):

    If we are immortal it is a fact in nature, and we are not indebted to priests for it, nor to bibles for it, and it cannot be destroyed by unbelief.

  5. Alisa Tang:

    The moment they arrive, they are already heavily indebted, so they have to give up a lot of rights because they have to keep the job to have money to pay the recruiters.

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