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Definition of Indebted


  1. of Indebt
  2. Brought into debt; being under obligation; held to payment or requital; beholden.
  3. Placed under obligation for something received, for which restitution or gratitude is due; as, we are indebted to our parents for their care of us in infancy; indebted to friends for help and encouragement.

Indebted Quotations

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Alexander the Great

Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.
Ulysses S. Grant

America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.
James Madison

The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
Thomas Jefferson

I was in love with a beautiful blonde once. She drove me to drink. That's the one thing I'm indebted to her for.
W. C. Fields
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Indebted Translations

indebted in German is verschuldet
indebted in Swedish is skuldsatt

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