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Meaning of OWING

Pronunciation:  'owing

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ow`ing\, P. p. & a. [Used in a passive sense for owed
(AS. [=a]gen. See {Own}).]
1. Had or held under obligation of paying; due.

         There is more owing her than is paid. --Shak.

2. Had or experienced as a consequence, result, issue, etc.;
   ascribable; -- with to; as, misfortunes are often owing to
   vices; his failure was owing to speculations.

 
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