The definition of indebted is that you owe money or favors to someone.(adjective)
When your friend helps you to get your job, this is an example of when you may feel indebted to him.
See indebted in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME endetted < OFr endeté, pp. of endetter < en- (L in-) + dette: see debt
See indebted in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English endetted
Origin: , from Old French endette
Origin: , past participle of endetter, to oblige
Origin: : en-, causative pref.; see en-1
Origin: + dette, debt; see debt.
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