owe a debt of gratitude/thanks to

Definition of owe a debt of gratitude/thanks to

  1. :  to have a good reason to be very grateful to (someone) The whole town owes a debt of gratitude to the people who organized the parade.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  possess, own

    :  to have or bear (an emotion or attitude) to someone or something

    :  to be under obligation to pay or repay in return for something received :  be indebted in the sum of

debtplay
  1. :  sin, trespass

    :  something owed :  obligation

    :  a state of being under obligation to pay or repay someone or something in return for something received :  a state of owing

gratitudeplay
  1. :  the state of being grateful :  thankfulness

thanksplay
  1. :  kindly or grateful thoughts :  gratitude

    :  an expression of gratitude


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