owe

[ US /ˈoʊ/ ]
[ UK /ˈə‍ʊ/ ]
VERB
  1. be obliged to pay or repay
  2. be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense
    This new theory owes much to Einstein's Relativity Theory
  3. be in debt
    The thesis owes much to his adviser
    She owes me $200
    I still owe for the car
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How To Use owe In A Sentence

  • Liberal democracy is a fraud, a cover for the power of the elite. Times, Sunday Times
  • This came out of an investigation he was carrying out into when a ternary quartic form could be represented as the sum of five fourth powers of linear forms.
  • Their dried dung is found everywhere, and is in many places the only fuel afforded by the plains; their skulls, which last longer than any other part of the animal, are among the most familiar of objects to the plainsman; their bones are in many districts so plentiful that it has become a regular industry, followed by hundreds of men (christened "bone hunters" by the frontiersmen), to go out with wagons and collect them in great numbers for the sake of the phosphates they yield; and Bad Lands, plateaus, and prairies alike, are cut up in all directions by the deep ruts which were formerly buffalo trails. VIII. The Lordly Buffalo
  • Laura Wade's Posh, timed to open as the Tories edged into power in May 2010, reminded us just what we were in for: overprivileged hooligans in drinking-society blazers who trash a pub as thoughtlessly as they will trash the country. Dominic Cooke: a life in theatre
  • The Fat Controller and I were back inside the bolt when it arrived from the bonded warehouse at Felixstowe.
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  • However, we still rely entirely on the generosity of the public for funding.
  • In the forecabins, the head and shower is located forward and has a large mirrored vanity with ample storage below.
  • Gone was the prim nodus; instead her long hair was parted in the center and allowed to fall loose under a veil, in a deliberate echo of the statuary poses of classical goddesses. Caesars’ Wives
  • The scale of the economic gulf between the two parties came as two polls yesterday showed that the election remained wide open. Times, Sunday Times
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