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Definition of Debt


  1. That which is due from one person to another, whether money, goods, or services; that which one person is bound to pay to another, or to perform for his benefit; thing owed; obligation; liability.
  2. A duty neglected or violated; a fault; a sin; a trespass.
  3. An action at law to recover a certain specified sum of money alleged to be due.
More "Debt" Quotations

Debt Translations

debt in Afrikaans is skuld
debt in Dutch is schuld
debt in German is Schuld, Verpflichtung, Schuld
debt in Italian is colpa
debt in Latin is debitum
debt in Norwegian is gjeld
debt in Spanish is deuda
debt in Swedish is skuld