Indebt
Indebt In*debt", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indebted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indebting}.] [OE. endetten, F. endetter; pref. en- (L. in) + F. dette debt. See {Debt}.] To bring into debt; to place under obligation; -- chiefly used in the participle indebted. [1913 Webster]

Thy fortune hath indebted thee to none. --Daniel. [1913 Webster]


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  • indebt — v. place under obligation; cause into debt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indebt — in·debt …   English syllables

  • indebt — /ɪnˈdɛt/ (say in det) verb (t) to place under obligation for benefits, favours, assistance, etc., received. {first used in past participle, Middle English endetted, after Old French endetter, from en en 1 + dette debt} …   Australian English dictionary

  • indebt — ə̇nˈdet transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: back formation from indebted archaic : to place (as oneself) under an obligation (as of returning something borrowed) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indebted — Indebt In*debt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indebted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indebting}.] [OE. endetten, F. endetter; pref. en (L. in) + F. dette debt. See {Debt}.] To bring into debt; to place under obligation; chiefly used in the participle indebted.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indebting — Indebt In*debt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indebted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indebting}.] [OE. endetten, F. endetter; pref. en (L. in) + F. dette debt. See {Debt}.] To bring into debt; to place under obligation; chiefly used in the participle indebted.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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