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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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Police said the victim reportedly suffered minor injuries after three people went to his Game Farm Road home and threatened him with a knife while claiming that he owed one of them money.
He said: "After getting beat by a nose on Friday and a short head on Saturday I think we were owed one.
At the time, he owed one bank Dh14,000 and another Dh17,000.
The same humanity is sometimes true when it came to resolving the tension between the debitum coniugale of sexual satisfaction a wife and husband owed one another, on the one hand, and the risks a partner incurred from a downright dangerous partner, usually the husband, or, to cite a less common problem, from a partner who had been banished to a leprosarium.
While there is no room for sentimentality on a Lions tour, to go as captain to New Zealand in 2005 and be up-ended one and a half minutes into the first Test match and stretchered off, you sort of get the feeling that if a guy is owed one then maybe it is him.
In April, he avoided foreclosure on a condo he purchased in the Arkansas Capital Commerce Center by coming up with the $370,000 he owed One Bank & Trust after a foreclosure decree has been granted.
So I think we're owed one or two undeserved points or victories.
Lee, who is using the League Managers' Association legal team, is taking the club to the High Court for breach of contract as he is still owed one year's salary as severance pay after signing a one-year rolling contract midway through last season.
The attack took place on a Juffair street because Mr Saleh owed one of his assailants commission for renting out his apartment, according to prosecutor Mohammed Al Maliki.
The sooner you find the right preparer, the sooner you can start the filing process and ultimately get your refund, if you are owed one.
It was claimed Whyte's company Tixway owed One Stop Roofing Supplies pounds 86,127 for supplies bought by another company, Snowcast UK.
Although the burden has been alleviated for Coolmore thanks to the success enjoyed by Montjeu and by Galileo's siring of New Approach, it would not surprise if the trainer feels he is owed one at this stage.