Translation of "debt" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /det/ us /det/

an amount of money that you owe someone

She’s working in a bar to try to pay off her debts.

[ no plural ] the situation of owing money to someone

We don’t want to get into debt.
He’s in debt.

(Translation of “debt” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /det/

what one person owes to another

His debts amount to over $3,000
a debt of gratitude.
debtor noun

a person who owes a debt

In the old days, debtors used to be sent to jail.
in debt

owing money

en deuda
Her business collapsed and she was left heavily in debt.

(Translation of “debt” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)