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Antonyms for owe

repay, requite, reciprocate.

Quotes of owe

  1. It's great that people are basically spending their two weeks of vacation to come out and be with us in some weird part of the world. And I think we owe it to them to take 'em to some cool places. – Jeff Ament
  2. Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society. – Honore de Balzac
  3. Right now, I'm worth a million dollars, and I owe Uncle Sam a million -and -a -half dollars, and I made a deal with him. I said, 'Uncle Sam, I'm going to pay you 25 grand a month.' – Robert Blake
  4. All you owe the public is a good performance. – Humphrey Bogart
  5. America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed. – Allen Boyd
  6. Just because you like my stuff doesn't mean I owe you anything. – Bob Dylan
  7. If we think we have ours and don't owe any time or money or effort to help those left behind, then we are a part of the problem rather than the solution to the fraying social fabric that threatens all Americans. – Marian Wright Edelman
  8. I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress. – Andre Gide
  9. We owe the Aboriginal peoples a debt that is four centuries old. It is their turn to become full partners in developing an even greater Canada. And the reconciliation required may be less a matter of legal texts than of attitudes of the heart. – Romeo LeBlanc
  10. No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance. – Ramana Maharshi
  11. I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. – Claude Monet
  12. I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. – Claude Monet
  13. I owe a lot to my parents, especially by mother and my father. – Greg Norman
  14. You know, gentlemen, that I do not owe any personal income tax. But nevertheless, I send a small check, now and then, to the Internal Revenue Service out of the kindness of my heart. – David Rockefeller
  15. Those who boast of their descent, brag on what they owe to others. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Usage examples for owe

  1. " So the Wilmots owe her, too," said Arthur, with a laugh. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  2. Then, because we owe them more than we can pay in money, you had better get up a supper and dance they could bring their wives to. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  3. To whom do you owe your first duty? – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  4. You certainly owe it to yourself to have pigs. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  5. I owe him none- I will never owe him any duty. – Our Bessie by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  6. I owe him five dollars. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  7. You owe it to your aunt. – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower
  8. So you don't owe me no thanks." – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  9. I owe everything to you. – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  10. I know quite well what I owe your reputation. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  11. And this they owe to me! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  12. I hope we owe this visit to Albany, he said, to an intention on your part, Mr. Littlepage, to make one among us in the next campaign. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  13. Indeed, we owe you much. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  14. " There is another thing, something you owe to- oh, how shall I say it? – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  15. It is true that I owe nothing to your husband and everything to you, or I should have probably remained silent. – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  16. You owe me five hundred for the property and I owe you two thousand. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  17. Besides, I owe a duty to my parents, don't I? – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  18. Did not she, Ted's sister, of all people owe him the truth? – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair
  19. No matter if I do owe you all that money. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  20. To whom do I owe all this, if it comes not of your own head? – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms

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