indebted: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in-det'id), [key]
— adj.
  1. committed or obligated to repay a monetary loan: He was indebted to his friend for a large sum.
  2. obligated for favors or kindness received: He was indebted to her for nursing him through pneumonia.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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