(usually with to) Obligated, especially financially.
Origin of indebted
Middle English endettedfrom Old French endettepast participle ofendetterto obligeen-causative pref.en–1dettedebtdebt
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Indebted Sentence Examples
However much Walton was indebted to his helpers.
peopled entirely by merchants and tradesmen, and is wholly indebted for its present size and importance to its commercial prosperity.
The marriage took place in the autumn of 1709, and on February 9, 1710/1, was born at his house at Reigate, in Surrey, his only child and heir, the fourth earl, to whose manuscript accounts we are in great part indebted for the details of his father's life.
The `EAXnvucwv OEpairEvruo lraen,uhTwv (De Curandis Graecorum Affectionibus) - written before 438 - is of an historical and apologetic character, very largely indebted to Clement of Alexandria and Eusebius; it aims at showing the advantages of Christianity as compared with " the moribund but still militant " Hellenism of the day, and deals with the assaults of pagan adversaries.
In 1746 and 1748 he published in the Memoirs of the Academy of Berlin "Recherches sur le calcul integral," a branch of mathematical science which is greatly indebted to him.