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owe /ˈoʊ/ verb
owes; owed; owing
owe
/ˈoʊ/
verb
owes; owed; owing
Learner's definition of OWE
: to need to pay or repay money to a person, bank, business, etc.
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object]
: to need to do or give something to someone who has done something for you or given something to you
used to say that something should be done for or given to someone
[+ object] used to indicate the person or thing that made something possible
often + to

owe a debt of gratitude/thanks to someone

see debt
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