ETYM Old Fren. deu, French dű, p. p. of devoir to owe, from Latin debere. Related to Debt, Habit, Duty.
(Homonym: dew, do).
1. Owed and payable immediately or on demand; SYN. owed.
2. Reasonable in the circumstances.
3. Suitable to or expected in the circumstances.
Scheduled to arrive.
incumbent / ɪnkəmbənt /
ETYM Latin incumbens, -entis, p. pr. of incumbere to lie down upon, press upon; pref. in- in, on + cumbere (in comp.); akin to cubare to lie down. Related to Incubate.
1. Currently holding an office.
2. (Geology) Lying or leaning on something else.
indebted / ɪndetəd /
1. Owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or favors etc.
2. Under a legal obligation to someone.
ETYM From French lier to bind, Latin ligare. Related to Ally, Ligature.
1. Held legally responsible.
2. (Often followed by 'to') Likely to be affected with; SYN. nonimmune, nonresistant, unresistant.
3. Subject to legal action.
owing / oʊɪŋ /
Owed as a debt
yielding / jiːldɪŋ /
1. Lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure.
2. Tending to give in or surrender or agree
3. Inclined to yield to argument or influence or control.