Definition of Indebtedness

1. Noun. An obligation to pay money to another party.

Exact synonyms: Financial Obligation, Liability
Specialized synonyms: Limited Liability, Debt, Arrears, Account Payable, Payable, Scot And Lot
Generic synonyms: Obligation
Derivative terms: Indebted



2. Noun. A personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor.
Exact synonyms: Obligation
Generic synonyms: Personal Relation, Personal Relationship
Derivative terms: Indebted, Oblige

Definition of Indebtedness

1. n. The state of being indebted.

Definition of Indebtedness

1. Noun. State of owing money; being in debt. ¹

2. Noun. The state of owing something or being under obligation to someone. ¹

3. Noun. The amount owed. ¹

4. Noun. All debts totalled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indebtedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indebtedness

indeavor
indeavor'd
indeavored
indeavoring
indeavors
indeavour
indeavour'd
indeavoured
indeavoureth
indeavouring
indeavours
indebt
indebted
indebted(p)
indebtedly
indebtedness (current term)
indebtednesses
indebting
indebtment
indebtments
indebts
indecainide
indecence
indecencies
indecency
indecent
indecent liberties
indecenter

Literary usage of Indebtedness

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... und in the general management of its assets for the period mentioned. and converting them into money, to be applied in discharge of its indebtedness, ..."

2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"It will be seen, therefore, that the net debt of the general government was only 66.7 per cent, of the total net indebtedness in 1880, as against about 74 ..."

3. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Stmt. of assets of towns, and indebtedness not provided for by taxation. ... Stmts. showing net indebtedness (excluding sinking and trust funds) of each ..."

4. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"The indebtedness to which a new promise or acknowledgment relates must be ... 145 (general acknowledgement of indebtedness insufficient though there seems ..."

5. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"That said loan shall be evidenced by certificates of indebtedness, signed by the President of this Convention, and countersigned by the Secretary thereof, ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"In the security deed from Gay to Chipstead was this provision: "Should said indebtedness, or any part, be not paid at maturity, I hereby, for value received ..."

7. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"indebtedness OF THE UNITED STATES IN 1865. Organization of the Greenback Party—Total ... It was the least burdensome form of indebtedness then existing. ..."

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