Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Turkish translation of “owe”

owe

verb [T]     /əʊ/
B1 to have to pay money back to someone
borçlu olmak, borcu olmak
[+ two objects] You still owe me money . He owes about £5000 to the bank .Borrowing, lending and debt
owe sb an apology/favour/drink, etc B2 to have to give something to someone because they deserve it
birine özür/iyilik/içki vs. borcu olmak
I think I owe you an apology .Relieved and thankful
owe your existence/success, etc to sb/sth to have something or achieve something because of someone or something else
varlığını/başarısını birine/bir şeye borçlu olmak
The museum owes much of its success to the present generation of young British artists .Relieved and thankful
(Definition of owe verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “owe” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

grand prix

one of a series of important international races for very fast and powerful cars

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More