indebted

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in·debt·ed

adjective \in-ˈde-təd\

: owing something (such as money or thanks) to someone or something : in debt

Full Definition of INDEBTED

1
:  owing gratitude or recognition to another :  beholden
2
:  owing money

Examples of INDEBTED

  1. <thereafter forever felt indebted to the producer for giving her her lucky break>

Origin of INDEBTED

Middle English indetted, from Anglo-French endetté, past participle of endetter to run into debt, from en- + dette debt
First Known Use: 13th century

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