from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Morally, socially, or legally obligated to another; beholden.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of indebt.
- adj. Obligated, especially financially.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Brought into debt; being under obligation; held to payment or requital; beholden.
- adj. Placed under obligation for something received, for which restitution or gratitude is due
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Owing; being under a debt or obligation; having incurred a debt; held to payment or requital.
- Beholden; under obligation; owing gratitude, care, recognition, and the like.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. under a legal obligation to someone
- adj. owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or favors etc
Middle English endetted, from Old French endette, past participle of endetter, to oblige : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + dette, debt; see debt.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)