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1. debt

noun. ['ˈdɛt'] the state of owing something (especially money).

Synonyms

  • liability
  • indebtedness

Antonyms

  • good
  • advantage
  • strong point

Etymology

  • dett (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word bad-debt


1. Noun Phrase
Determine the amount of bad debt you want to write off.

2. Noun Phrase
Auditors like to keep an eye on the level of bad debt recovery.

3. Noun Phrase
Uncollectible A/Rs will appear as a bad debt expense on the income statement.

4. Noun Phrase
Otherwise, no estimation of bad debts can be made.

2. debt

noun. ['ˈdɛt'] money or goods or services owed by one person to another.

Synonyms

  • debt ceiling
  • debt limit
  • arrears
  • loan
  • installment debt
  • score
  • national debt
  • bad debt
  • public debt
  • principal

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • deficit
  • lead
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • dett (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. bad

adjective. ['ˈbæd'] having undesirable or negative qualities.

Synonyms

  • atrocious
  • unfavourable
  • corked
  • sad
  • horrid
  • incompetent
  • evil
  • icky
  • fearful
  • negative
  • painful
  • distressing
  • awful
  • hopeless
  • dreadful
  • terrible
  • rotten
  • rubber
  • lousy
  • severe
  • worse
  • frightful
  • hard
  • unspeakable
  • corky
  • no-good
  • unfavorable
  • crappy
  • mediocre
  • swingeing
  • tough
  • quality
  • pitiful
  • naughty
  • lamentable
  • unskilled
  • deplorable
  • worst
  • stinking
  • disobedient
  • ill
  • shitty
  • uncool
  • pretty
  • abominable
  • unsuitable
  • sorry
  • poor

Antonyms

  • obedient
  • good
  • best
  • better

Etymology

  • bad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bad

adjective. ['ˈbæd'] very intense.

Synonyms

  • big

Antonyms

  • virtuous
  • morality

Etymology

  • bad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bad

adjective. ['ˈbæd'] feeling physical discomfort or pain (tough' is occasionally used colloquially forbad').

Synonyms

  • uncomfortable

Antonyms

  • fragrant
  • unalarming

Etymology

  • bad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bad

noun. ['ˈbæd'] that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency.

Synonyms

  • undesirability
  • quality
  • unworthiness
  • worse
  • inadvisability
  • evil
  • badness
  • unsoundness

Antonyms

  • worthiness
  • desirability
  • advisability
  • goodness
  • asset
  • soundness

Etymology

  • bad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bad

adjective. ['ˈbæd'] (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition.

Synonyms

  • spoilt
  • stale

Antonyms

  • uncritical
  • amicable
  • complimentary

Etymology

  • bad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bad

adverb. ['ˈbæd'] very much; strongly.

Antonyms

  • bold

Etymology

  • bad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bad

adverb. ['ˈbæd'] with great intensity (bad' is a nonstandard variant forbadly').

Antonyms

  • supportive

Etymology

  • bad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bad

adjective. ['ˈbæd'] characterized by wickedness or immorality.

Antonyms

  • efficient

Etymology

  • bad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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