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Definition of "owing" []

  • Still to be paid; due. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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