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DEBT'OR, noun det'tor.

1. The person who owes another either money, goods or services.

In Athens an insolvent debtor became slave to his creditor.

2. One who is under obligation to do something.

I am debtor to the Greeks and barbarians. Rom. I.

He is a debtor to do the whole law. Galatians 5:3.

3. The side of an account in which debts are charged.