Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Indebted"

The meaning of "Indebted" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does indebted mean?
A: You owe somebody. I could be money or it could be a favor.
Q: What does indebted mean?
A: Owing something valuable to somebody. Usually refers to money, or a favour/service in return for something.

e.g. "you gave me a kidney so I am indebted to you" (doesn't necessarily mean money, but a large favor)
Q: What does I'm indebted to you." mean?
A: It basically means that you are grateful to the person.

It can also mean that you owe that person something.

Example sentences using "Indebted"

Q: Please show me example sentences with indebted.
A: I will always be indebted to my teacher for helping me to learn English.

Synonyms of "Indebted" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between indebted and grateful ?
A: Indebted: Owing money; owing gratitude for a service or favor. Grateful: Feeling or showing an appreciation or kindness. The boy was indebted to his grandmother for borrowing money from her to buy an apartment. (Boy owes his grandmother money, has to pay her back) The boy was grateful that his grandmother allowed him to borrow money, so he helped her clean her house. (Usually, when a person is grateful for something, they show it with an act of kindness)

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Q: I'm deeply indebted to you does this sound natural?
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