Synonyms of debt in English:

debt


See definition of debt

noun

1‘the company was unable to pay its debts’

SYNONYMS
bill, account, tally, financial obligation, outstanding payment, amount due, money owing
dues, arrears, debits, charges
North American check
informal tab
archaic score

2‘he wanted to acknowledge his debt to the author’

SYNONYMS
indebtedness, obligation, liability
gratitude, appreciation, thanks

Phrases

    in debt

    ‘he was forever short of money and frequently in debt’


    SYNONYMS



    British


    informal


    British informal, dated


    ANTONYMS

    in credit

    in someone's debt

    ‘after what Clive had done, Chris would be forever in his debt’


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