Synonyms of arrears in English:

arrears


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plural noun

1‘council house rent arrears amounted to over £1m’

SYNONYMS
money owing, outstanding payment, outstanding payments, debt, debts, liabilities, indebtedness, dues
balance, deficit

2‘there are huge arrears of work after the holidays’

SYNONYMS
backlog, logjam, accumulation, pile-up, reserve, stockpile

Phrases

    in arrears

    ‘the tenants were in arrears with their rent’


    SYNONYMS
    behind, behindhand, late, overdue, in the red, in default, in debt
    ANTONYMS

    in credit