General Petraeus has led our troops overseas in that exact effort, and we are indebted to his leadership and love of country.
As a result, a familiar racial profile emerges: African-Americans are the most indebted of all population groups.
I am indebted to them all, and hope to continue to steal from them, unconsciously or otherwise.
The Western literary tradition is indebted to the disaster caused by a bad guest.
She saw in Alicia a ghost of her past: not wanting Alicia to be indebted to a man to make it to the top.
The captain was indebted to his boatswain, who was now in fact acting as his mate, for the suggestion of the plan next adopted.
To your hint, I thank you, are they indebted for their disappointment.
This arrangement pleased neither the men nor the officers, who knew how much the country was indebted to the rank and file.
I am indebted to him almost for the discovery—altogether for the restoration of the library.'
I am indebted to both of you for the information which enabled me to capture the steamer.
late 14c., endetted "owing money," past participle of endetten "to indebt, oblige," from Old French endetter "to involve in debt," from en- "in" (see in- (2)) + dette "debt" (see debt). Figurative sense of "under obligation for favors or services" first attested 1560s. Related: indebt; indebtedness. Latin indebitus meant "not owed, not due."