Translation of "owe" - English-Spanish dictionary
/əʊ/ ( present participle owing, past tense and past participle 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
deber una disculpa, una explicación, etc. a alguien
I think I owe you an apology.
(Definition of owe from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
owe verb /əu/
› to be in debt to
I owe (him) $10. owing adjective › still to be paid
There is some money still owing (to us). owing to › because of
debido a, a causa de
Owing to the snow, the football has been cancelled. owing to is used to mean ’because of’: The shop is closed owing to (not due to ) the manager’s illness. due to is used to mean ’caused by’: The accident was believed to be due to his negligence.