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owe

v. to have a legal duty to pay funds to another. However, to owe does not make the amount "payable" if the date for payment has not yet arrived. (See: debt, due, payable)

owe

verb be beholden, be bound, be due, be in debt, be indebted, be liable, be obligated, be under obligation, contract a debt, debere, have a loan, have an obligation, incur a debt
Associated concepts: debt owed, debtor-creditor laws, legally owed, taxes owed
See also: overdraw
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The intention here wasn't to kidnap him with criminal intent, but to take back the money he owed one of the men," argued attorney Fatima Al Hawaj.
Munster really needed to produce ahead of Friday's game, and returning skipper Paul O'Connell admitted that the players felt they owed one to the fans after two shock defeats to Ulster and Connacht.
We got lucky on a decision, but after last week's decisions at West Brom we were owed one
Bankruptcy Court filings in Eugene that they are owed one week of severance for each year worked.
The jockey who probably feels owed one by the Derby is Richard Quinn.
The 28-year-old victim, who owed one of the gang pounds 40,000, was treated for a broken nose, burns and cuts and bruises.
For Roger Johnson we only paid one half of the fee (up front), for Scott Dann we only paid one half of the fee, for James McFadden we still owed one half of the fee.
Eileen Wilbur, who emigrated to Boston from Bantry, Co Cork in 1956, was left in tears after she received a letter from Attleboro City Council telling her that her house could be taken away from her because she owed one cent on her bill.
I was contacted by both the Bahrainis and they told me they kidnapped a man because he owed one of their friend's money," he said in his statement.
Monthly-paid staff are believed to be owed three weeks' wages while weekly staff are owed one week's pay.
I still feel am owed one," said Coulthard of the two-race deal with Hakkinen that `guarantees' that whoever gets to the opening corner first will win the race.
It was claimed Whyte's company Tixway owed One Stop Roofing Supplies pounds 86,127 for supplies bought by another company, Snowcast UK.