Definition for DEBT'OR

DEBT'OR, n. [det'tor; L. debitor.]

  1. The person who owes another either money, goods, or services. In Athens an insolvent debtor became slave to his creditor. – Mitford.
  2. One who is under obligation to do something. I am a debtor to the Greeks and barbarians. – Rom. i. He is a debtor to do the whole law. – Gal. v.
  3. The side of an account in which debts are charged. [See Debit.]

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