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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.

They may be owed refunds or have challenged a tax liability.

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.

Then, owing to the whoever-cooks-doesn't-clean-up rule, I'm left with a tremendous mess to deal with.

The uncomfortable truth is that the United States owes its position as the most powerful nation in the world to its slave-owning past.

That they got one may owe something to the organization's political connections.

How does the world owe you a private car, priced as you deem acceptable, that didn't exist five years ago?

So I tweet things like "you don't owe white people any convos" to support others.

"It's almost like black folks think white folks owe them something," Bundy whines.

We exclude Catholics because they owe allegiance to an institution that is foreign to the Government of the United States.

I will go instantly to my father; tell him we owe our lives to you—and that will be quite sufficient.

I owe you a large debt of gratitude, which I want to work out—so do not talk of sending me away.

Servants should honour their masters by showing that respect, and rendering that obedience, which they owe to them.

It is divided throughout its whole extent by a chain of mountains, which in general owe their formation to volcanic eruptions.

It's wretched enough to owe money to anybody, but I'd have felt safer if we'd borrowed from Mrs. Calvert or even from a bank.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to owe, such as: incur, lost, be beholden, be bound, be contracted, and behind.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.