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1. owe

verb. ['ˈoʊ'] be obliged to pay or repay.

Synonyms

  • chalk up

Antonyms

  • lower
  • suffer

Etymology

  • owen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • agan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word owe


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Pay off any debts you owe that are on your report.

Quotes containing the word owe


1. All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

2. No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.
- Ramana Maharshi

3. Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.
- Philip James Bailey

2. owe

verb. ['ˈoʊ'] be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense.

Synonyms

  • build on
  • rest on
  • repose on

Antonyms

  • be well
  • agree
  • change
  • miss

Etymology

  • owen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • agan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. owe

verb. ['ˈoʊ'] be in debt.

Synonyms

  • be

Antonyms

  • cast off
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • owen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • agan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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