What does owing mean?

Definitions for owing
ˈoʊ ɪŋow·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outstanding, owing(p), undischargedadjective

    owed as a debt

    "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts"

Wiktionary

  1. owingadjective

    Still to be paid; owed as a debt.

    These seven subscriptions remain owing.

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  1. owing

    Owing refers to having a moral, legal, or financial obligation or debt that must be paid or fulfilled. It's something that one is bound to pay or perform as a result of a transaction, contract, law, or moral duty. It can also refer to a state of being in debt or under obligation to someone or something.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Owing

    ō′ing, adj. due: that has to be paid (to): happening as a consequence of: imputable to.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of owing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of owing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of owing in a Sentence

  1. Isaac Newton:

    If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.

  2. Jane Ngige:

    A direct flight to the destination is key owing to the fact that this is fresh produce and it needs to get to the end user quickly in order to guarantee quality. It also makes it less expensive.

  3. Eric Swalwell:

    A year ago, hope died at Parkland, but, in a uniquely American way, owing to the courage and strength of children, hope was reborn at Parkland. Hope has been reborn here in America too. That's why I started my campaign at Parkland. I pledged to that community what I pledge to you -- I will be the first campaign to make ending gun violence the top priority in my campaign.

  4. The EIU:

    Paris in France is the highest-ranked city to have seen a deterioration in its stability score, owing to the ongoing anti-government gilets jaunes protests that began in late 2018.

  5. Bernard Mandeville:

    The multitude will hardly believe the excessive force of education, and in the difference of modesty between men and women, ascribe that to nature, which is altogether owing to early instruction: Miss is scarce three years old, but she's spoke to every day to hide her leg, and rebuked in good earnest if she shows it; whilst little Master at the same age is bid to take up his coats, and piss like a man.

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