Debt

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Debt->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ debt
debt
obligation
liability
indebtment
debit
score
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ arrears
arrears
deferred payment
deficit
default
insolvency
&c.(nonpayment) 808
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bad debt
bad debt
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ interest
interest
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ premium
premium
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ usance
usance
usury
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ floating debt
floating debt
floating capital
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ debtor
debtor
debitor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ mortgagor
mortgagor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ defaulter
defaulter
&c. 808
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ borrower
borrower
PARAG:Debt->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be in debt
be in debt
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ owe
owe
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ incur a debt
incur a debt
contract a debt
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run up a bill
run up a bill
run up a score
run up an account
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go on tick
go on tick
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ borrow
borrow
&c. 788
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run into debt
run into debt
get into debt
outrun the constable
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ answer for
answer for
go bail for
PARAG:Debt->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ indebted
indebted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ liable
liable
chargeable
answerable for
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in debt
in debt
in embarrassed circumstances
in difficulties
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ incumbered
incumbered
involved
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ involved in debt
involved in debt
plunged in debt
deep in debt
over head and ears in debt
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ deeply involved
deeply involved
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ fast tied up
fast tied up
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ insolvent
insolvent
&c.(not paying) 808
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ minus
minus
out of pocket
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unpaid
unpaid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unrequited
unrequited
unrewarded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ owing
owing
due
in arrear
outstanding

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • debt — n [Old French dette, ultimately from Latin debita, plural of debitum debt, from neuter of debitus, past participle of debere to owe] 1: something owed: as a: a specific sum of money or a performance due another esp. by agreement (as a loan… …   Law dictionary

  • debt — W2S2 [det] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: dette, from Latin debitum, from debere to owe ] 1.) a sum of money that a person or organization owes debt of ▪ This over ambitious strategy has saddled them with debts of around $3,000,000.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Debt — • That which is owed or due to another; in general, anything which one person is under an obligation to pay or render to another Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Debt     Debt      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • debt — [ det ] noun *** 1. ) count an amount of money that you owe: By this time we had debts of over $15,000. run up a debt (=let it increase): She had run up debts of nearly $10,000. pay (off)/repay a debt: Many people experience difficulty in paying… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Debt — Debt, n. [OE. dette, F. dette, LL. debita, fr. L. debitus owed, p. p. of debere to owe, prop., to have on loan; de + habere to have. See {Habit}, and cf. {Debit}, {Due}.] 1. That which is due from one person to another, whether money, goods, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • debt — debt; debt·less; debt·or; in·debt; in·debt·ed; in·debt·ed·ness; in·debt·ment; …   English syllables

  • debt — debt, indebtedness, obligation, liability, debit, arrear mean something, and especially a sum of money, that is owed another. Debt usually implies that the amount is owed in return for goods, property, or services and can be definitely computed… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • debt — A liability on a claim (SA Bankruptcy.com) Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101: (12) The term debt means liability on a claim. United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • debt — [det] n. [altered (after L) < ME & OFr dette < L debitum, neut. pp. of debere, to owe < de , from + habere, to have: see HABIT] 1. something owed by one person to another or others 2. an obligation or liability to pay or return something …   English World dictionary

  • debt — (n.) late 13c., dette, from O.Fr. dete, from L. debitum thing owed, neuter pp. of debere to owe, originally, keep something away from someone, from de away (see DE (Cf. de )) + habere to have (see HABIT (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • debt — [n] money owed to others albatross*, arrearage, arrears, bad news*, baggage*, below the line*, bill, bite*, capital, check, chit*, claim, commitment, credit, cuff*, damage*, dead horse*, debenture, debit, deficit, due, dues, duty, encumbrance,… …   New thesaurus

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