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Owe meaning in English: In this article, the meaning of the word ‘Owe’ is explained in easy English with examples, along with its synonyms and antonyms.

Owe’ pronunciation= au, ō

Owe meaning in English

‘Owe’ means to be indebted to someone due to borrowing from him, the debt of which you have to repay sooner or later.

1. To be grateful or grateful to someone because they have done something good for you or helped you in times of trouble.

2. ‘Owe’ means the obligation to pay or repay the loan.

Owe- English meaning
to be in debt
to be grateful
to be thankful


The word ‘Owe’ acts as a ‘Verb’.

The past tense of the word ‘Owe’ is ‘Owed’ and the present tense is ‘Owing’.

Sentences that can be formed using the word ‘Owe’ are as follows.


▪ I owe you a lot of my friend.

▪ I owe you an apology.

▪ How much do I owe you?

▪ I owe you a gift.

▪ You owe me chocolate.

▪ You owe me money.

▪ I owe you money.

▪ You owe me nothing.

▪ We owe heroes who serve our country.

▪ We owe you an apology.

▪ He owed ten thousand rupees of the bank.

‘Owe’ other meanings

owe you= Indebted you

i owe you= To pay or repay in return for something received

owe you one= To be indebted to one for something they did.

owe you an apology= To feel that you should give someone an explanation of why you did something

owe me= Listener is the one who has to give something to the speaker.

owe me money= Listener is the one who has to give money to the speaker.

owe me nothing= Listener is the one who has not been in debt to the speaker.

owe reparations= Compensation payable

owe money= Have to pay

you owe me- You give me, you are in debt to me

the heroes we owe= The heroes we are indebted to

to god we owe= We are indebted to god

business owe= Business dues

no owe= No dues

to owe is woe- Sorry to be indebted

owe amount= Amount outstanding

owe full= Full dues

owe balance= Arrears, amount outstanding

‘Owe’ Synonyms-antonyms

The synonyms of the word ‘Owe’ are as follows.

be in debit
be indebted
have borrowed

The antonyms of the word ‘Owe’ are as follows.



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