Definition of owing in English:

owing

adjective

  • [predicative] (of money) yet to be paid.

    ‘no rent was owing’
    • ‘But this still leaves money owing not to the courts or police but to you and me, as taxpayers, and to victims of crime.’
    • ‘A popular legal redundancy is that a debt is ‘due, owing and unpaid.’’
    • ‘This means that laid-off staff have to queue up with all other unsecured creditors for whatever percentage of moneys owing is paid out after the Inland Revenue Department is satisfied.’
    • ‘The service for which the alleged debt was said to be owing was what kind of service?’
    • ‘There were years however, that the Day Book indicates that Rent for the Grant cottage was owing and unpaid, particularly from 1973 to 1977 inclusive.’
    • ‘The teachers met with the Highlands branch of the PNG Teachers Association and resolved that if salaries owing were not paid by the specified date they would instigate legal action and withdraw their services.’
    • ‘The amount now owing is $1421,731.50 and further interest payable on the judgment debt.’
    • ‘It is deemed to continue, moreover, until the conclusion of enforcement proceedings in which the amount of any damages owing is calculated.’
    • ‘The purchaser's share of the taxes owing was adjusted on closing date.’
    unpaid, unsettled, to be paid, payable, receivable, due, overdue, undischarged, owed, outstanding, in arrears, in the red
    delinquent, past due
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Pronunciation

owing

/ˈōiNG/