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Definition 1: an obligation to pay or do something - [noun denoting communication]

(debt is a kind of ...) a legal agreement specifying a payment or action and the penalty for failure to comply

Definition 2: money or goods or services owed by one person to another - [noun denoting possession]

(debt is a kind of ...) anything that is owed to someone else

(... is a kind of debt ) the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated

(... is a kind of debt ) the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)

(... is a kind of debt ) debt to be paid by installments

(... is a kind of debt ) a debt that is unlikely to be repaid

(... is a kind of debt ) the maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity

(... is a kind of debt ) the total of the nation's debts: debts of local and state and national governments; an indicator of how much public spending is financed by borrowing instead of taxation

(... is a kind of debt ) the debt of the national government (as distinguished from the debts of individuals and businesses and political subdivisions)

(... is a kind of debt ) an unpaid overdue debt

(... is a kind of debt ) an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar)

"add it to my score and I'll settle later"

Definition 3: the state of owing something (especially money) - [noun denoting state]

Samples where debt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is badly in debt

(debt is a kind of ...) an obligation to pay money to another party

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