Brought into debt; being under obligation; held to payment or requital; beholden.
By owing, owes not, but still pays, at once
Indebted and discharged.
Placed under obligation for something received, for which restitution or gratitude is due; as, we are indebted to our parents for their care of us in infancy; indebted to friends for help and encouragement.
© Webster 1913.