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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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The court had declared in its judgement a bill amounting to Rs2,487,160 null and void and ordered the judgement debter (SNGPL) to restore the meter of the decree holder (consumer).
It was only in the twentieth century that Tibetan authors began to compose histories in the vernacular, starting with The White Book (Debter karpo [phrase omitted]) by Gendun Chophel ([phrase omitted], 1903-1951).
(27) It also does not find an echo in the section of Rashid al-Din's magisterial Jami' al-tawarikh devoted to Chinggis Khan, which is based on the now lost Mongolian Altan Debter. (28) No hint of a Jewish mentor is found in the concise account regarding Chinggis Khan's rise contained in Juwayni's Ta'rikh-i Jahangusha ("History of the World Conqueror").
(59) The "intelligence" regarding Chinggis Khan's supposed profession, however, is found neither in The Secret History of the Mongols, the earliest Mongol source, nor in the part of Rashid al-Din's work based on the more-or-less coeval Altan Debter. It does, however, appear in the account of William of Rubruck, who traveled to the Great Khan's court in 1253-55, and most probably reflects information that he received from Mongols there or on his trip.
unless the debter acquires rights in them within ten days after the secured party gives value.").
But even as he figures himself here as the "poore debter" (22) of God, the speaker simultaneously imagines that these distensions of self are "but tuning of [his] brest, / To make the musick better" (23-24).
I owe you much, and like a wilfull youth That which I owe is lost, but if you please To shoote another arrow that selfe way which you did shoote the first, I doe not doubt, As I will watch the ayme or to find both, or bring your latter hazzard bake againe, And thankfully rest debter for the first.
Two PASSAGES IN THE TWO available versions of Tshalpa Kun-dga' rdo-rje's Deb ther/gter dmar po or Hu lan debter, namely, a chronology of China's dynastic successions from the Zhou to the Tang dynasties and from the Tang to the Yuan dynasties,(2) that were adapted by later Tibetan historians, are owed to a report (or reports) transmitted to him by a certain [']Dzam-bha-la (*Jambhala), to whose name is affixed the following phrase:(3)
Mark Dudey Troubled families as in thugs, troublemakers, asbo collectors, bad debters, unemployed yobs.
Already, lenders are putting heat on some of the biggest debters in the industry -- and the pressure is only going to grow, financial experts predict.
Debters whose adjusted monthly income is more than 25 percent of their unsecured claims or $6,000, whichever greater, would not be allowed to file under Chapter 7.