Are gays around the world supposed to feel so indebted to Israel that they will no longer criticize the Jewish nation?
General Petraeus has led our troops overseas in that exact effort, and we are indebted to his leadership and love of country.
In making the Black Paintings, Reinhardt may have been as indebted to Duchamp as to Malevich and Barnett Newman.
As a result, a familiar racial profile emerges: African-Americans are the most indebted of all population groups.
Many legendary Shakespearean thespians have been indebted to drink.
The captain was indebted to his boatswain, who was now in fact acting as his mate, for the suggestion of the plan next adopted.
It is to Mademoiselle Melanie that she is indebted for all her social success.
This arrangement pleased neither the men nor the officers, who knew how much the country was indebted to the rank and file.
There is no being on earth, man or woman, to whom I would so willingly be indebted.
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."