Bedeutung von "owe" Essential English Dictionary


verb uk /əʊ/ (owing, owed)

B1 to have to pay money back to someone who gave you money in the past:

You still owe me money.
He owes about $5,000 to the bank.
owe someone an apology, an explanation, etc.

to have to give something to someone because they deserve it:

I think I owe you an apology.

(Definition von "owe" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)