Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Still to be paid; due.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • past participle Had or held under obligation of paying; due.
  • past participle Had or experienced as a consequence, result, issue, etc.; ascribable; -- with to

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  • adjective Still to be paid; owed as a debt.
  • verb Present participle of owe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective owed as a debt

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Examples

  • At the time Howard began submitting manuscripts, F.rnsworth Wright had replaced Edwin F. Baird as editor of the C.icago-based magazine, after founder and owner J.C. Henneberger was forced to reorganise the title owing to debts.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • Instead, it's quite a label owing to its green production facilities that are thrown open to the public via the

    Green Diary

  • I daren't tell the governor, and he couldn't help me anyway, and I can't go back for another term owing every man in my class. "

    The Moccasin Maker

  • Still, the outlook for the industry remains uncertain owing to potential fallout from the Deepwater Horizon disaster, weak natural-gas prices and uncertainty about the economy.

    Halliburton Profit Soars as North America Market Rebounds

  • Just as William moved from the countryside to an urban apprenticeship, other child martyrs were similarly divorced from their place of origin owing to their economic need.

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Furthermore, [it] is equally true that before one is entitled to a remedy against an alleged wrongdoer, there must be some duty owing from the wrongdoer towards the injured person.

    RIAA ‘fines’ students $3,750

  • "Even if the economy comes under greater stress, default rates may remain low in the medium term owing to the quirks of the structures introduced to the European high-yield market before the crisis broke in June."

    High-Yield Market Poised To Stall

  • I think that the one that he describes as owing something to pre- teen D & D players-- the one with the tall covered headress and the less modest "body"-- might owe something to the Golden "Man".

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  • I think that the one that he describes as owing something to pre- teen D & D players-- the one with the tall covered headress and the less modest "body"-- might owe something to the Golden "Man".

    Fashion Week in Almaty

  • I may remark that the Chinese Navy is English trained, and the duty is carried on in English, owing to the intractable character of the Chinese language, the fact that officers and men have thus practically to learn a foreign tongue in order to work their ships being an obvious disadvantage.

    Under the Dragon Flag My Experiences in the Chino-Japanese War

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