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.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- in debt or under legal obligation to repay something received
- owing gratitude, as for a favor received
Origin: ME endetted < OFr endeté, pp. of endetter < en- (L in-) + dette: see debt
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Origin: Middle English endetted, from Old French endette, past participle of endetter, to oblige : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + dette, debt; see debt.