debtor

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debt·or

 (dĕt′ər)
n.
1. One that owes something to another.
2. One who is guilty of a trespass or sin; a sinner.

[Middle English dettour, from Old French dettor, from Latin dēbitor, from dēbitus, past participle of dēbēre, to owe; see debt.]

debtor

(ˈdɛtə)
n
(Banking & Finance) a person or commercial enterprise that owes a financial obligation. Compare creditor

debt•or

(ˈdɛt ər)

n.
a person, company, or nation in debt or under financial obligation.
[1250–1300; Middle English detto(u)r < Old French det(t)or < Latin dēbitōrem, acc. of dēbitor <dēbi-, variant s. of dēbēre (see debt)]

debtor

Any entity (including a person, company, or government) that owes payments, financial or otherwise, to creditor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.debtor - a person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
deadbeat, defaulter - someone who fails to meet a financial obligation
fly-by-night - a debtor who flees to avoid paying
mortgager, mortgagor - the person who gives a mortgage in return for money to be repaid; "we became mortgagors when the bank accepted our mortgage and loaned us the money to buy our new home"
creditor - a person to whom money is owed by a debtor; someone to whom an obligation exists

debtor

noun borrower, mortgagor, loanee, drawee For every debtor there's a creditor.
Translations
مَدين، مَدْيون
dlužník
debitorskyldner
adós
skuldunautur
dlžník
borçluborcu olan kimse

debtor

[ˈdetəʳ]
A. Ndeudor(a) m/f
B. CPD debtor nation Nnación f deudora

debtor

[ˈdɛtər] ndébiteur/trice m/fdebt relief nallègement m de la dette (du tiers-monde)debt repayment n (by individual, country)remboursement m de dette

debtor

nSchuldner(in) m(f)

debtor

[ˈdɛtəʳ] ndebitore/trice

debt

(det) noun
what one person owes to another. His debts amount to over $3,000; a debt of gratitude.
ˈdebtor noun
a person who owes a debt.
in debt
owing money.
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