Definitions of owing

  1. Due, as a debt; imputable to; ascribable, as to a cause; consequential. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. Had or held under obligation of paying; due. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Had or experienced as a consequence, result, issue, etc.; ascribable; - with to; as, misfortunes are often owing to vices; his failure was owing to speculations. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. owed as a debt; "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Due: ascribable to: imputable to. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. Due; in consequence of. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

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Usage examples for owing

  1. Now stop crying, and put your hand into my pocket, and you'll find something that's been owing you this long time, Leetchy. – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  2. They were mostly owing to my large fortune. – The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber