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synonyms for owe

  • incur
  • lost
  • be beholden
  • be bound
  • be contracted
  • be in arrears
  • be in debt
  • be indebted
  • be into one for
  • be obligated
  • be under obligation
  • behind
  • feel bound
  • get on credit
  • have borrowed
  • in hock
  • on the tab
  • ought to
  • run up a bill
See also synonyms for: owed / owing

antonyms for owe

MOST RELEVANT
  • pay
  • resolve
  • settle
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How to use owe in a sentence

The Dodgers also owe him $62 million more for ’22 and ’23, but Bauer can opt out after either season if he is so magnificent that he can get a better offer.
MLB TEAMS CAN BUY HOPE EASIER THAN CHAMPIONSHIPSTHOMAS M. BOSWELLFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They may be owed refunds or have challenged a tax liability.
TAX SEASON 2021: A TORNADO IS COMINGMICHELLE SINGLETARYFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They could only see the top of the person’s face, owing to a coronavirus mask, but said in court records that it was enough to appear similar to Cline’s federal probation photo and bank surveillance images.
PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED BANK ROBBER ALLEGEDLY HITS NEW BANK WHILE UNDER COVERT SURVEILLANCE, GETS ARRESTEDDAN MORSEFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then, owing to the whoever-cooks-doesn't-clean-up rule, I'm left with a tremendous mess to deal with.
CAROLYN HAX: HOW TO IMPROVE ON ‘I COOK, YOU CLEAN’ WITHOUT STIRRING THE POTCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The uncomfortable truth is that the United States owes its position as the most powerful nation in the world to its slave-owning past.
'UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTH’: THE NEW PUSH FOR A SLAVERY REPARATIONS COMMISSION IN CONGRESSDENEEN L. BROWNFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Meanwhile, money owed as a result of some penalties for regulatory violations isn’t tracked at all.
UTILITY COMPANIES OWE MILLIONS TO THIS STATE REGULATORY AGENCY. THE PROBLEM? THE AGENCY CAN’T TRACK WHAT IT’S OWED.BY SCOTT MORRIS, BAY CITY NEWS FOUNDATIONFEBRUARY 10, 2021PROPUBLICA
As we think about the long-term impact of this debt, you could borrow $30,000 and walk away owing $150,000.
THE EDUCATOR FIGHTING TO RECTIFY THE ACHIEVEMENT GAPESABELLE LEEFEBRUARY 6, 2021OZY
Part of their success owes to identifying and investing in coaches such as Leftwich.
BYRON LEFTWICH IS A RISING STAR ON A BUCS COACHING STAFF THAT SHOWS THE POWER OF DIVERSITYADAM KILGOREFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Warren urged DeVos last year to hold Navient accountable for the money owed and has repeatedly called on the department to drop the company as a contractor.
EDUCATION DEPT. ORDERS NAVIENT TO REFUND $22.3 MILLION IN DECADE-OLD STUDENT LOAN SCANDALDANIELLE DOUGLAS-GABRIELFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Over 11,200 San Diegans behind on their water bill owe more than $1,000.
SAN DIEGANS ARE DROWNING IN WATER DEBT DURING COVID-19MACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 27, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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