debt


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Synonyms for debt

indebtedness

in debt

indebted to

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Synonyms for debt

something, such as money, owed by one person to another

a condition of owing something to another

Words related to debt

the state of owing something (especially money)

an obligation to pay or do something

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References in classic literature ?
For, we always ran into new debt immediately, to the full extent of the margin, and sometimes, in the sense of freedom and solvency it imparted, got pretty far on into another margin.
and she hadn't made up her mind to stay and was certainly going away as soon as she had paid her debt.
And in the wretched state of his own finances, there was a very powerful motive for secrecy, in addition to his fear of discovery by Lydia's relations, for it had just transpired that he had left gaming debts behind him to a very considerable amount.
The lots were particularly useful, one of them paying off a debt that had been contracted for half a dozen.
I look only to clear the Blood Debt against them ere they have me in many pieces.
Pay me three hundred pounds, Sir Richard," said he, "and I will give thee quittance of thy debt.
To my gratification he told me that I could reenter the institution, and that he would trust me to pay the debt when I could.
Fred Vincy, we have seen, had a debt on his mind, and though no such immaterial burthen could depress that buoyant-hearted young gentleman for many hours together, there were circumstances connected with this debt which made the thought of it unusually importunate.
I do not remember how I got the money to buy them; to be sure it was no great sum; but it must have been given me out of the sums we were all working so hard to make up for the debt, and the interest on the debt (that is always the wicked pinch for the debtor
Every debt he owed in the world, including the pawnshop, with its usurious interest, amounted to less than a hundred dollars.
Unhappily, he returned to tell me of his good fortune, and the same day he was arrested for debt.
Vain and egotistical, supple and proud, libertine and gourmand, grasping from the pressure of debt, discreet as a tomb out of which nought issues to contradict the epitaph intended for the passer's eye, bold and fearless when soliciting, good-natured and witty in all acceptations of the word, a timely jester, full of tact, knowing how to compromise others by a glance or a nudge, shrinking from no mudhole, but gracefully leaping it, intrepid Voltairean, yet punctual at mass if a fashionable company could be met in Saint Thomas Aquinas,--such a man as this secretary- general resembled, in one way or another, all the mediocrities who form the kernel of the political world.
The money with which he bought the bulbs was borrowed, and now he left Leyden to make the tour of Europe burdened already with debt, with one guinea in his pocket, and one clean shirt and a flute as his luggage.
But that second man has his own way of looking at things; asks himself Which debt must I pay first, the debt to the rich, or the debt to the poor?
Petritsky was a young lieutenant, not particularly well-connected, and not merely not wealthy, but always hopelessly in debt.