The sum owed; debts, collectively.
The amount that is owed; thus amount of an entity's (individual, firm, or govement's) financial obligations to creditors.
the condition of owing money.
an obligation to pay money to another party
If you owe money to another party (person, business or other entity), you are said to be "indebted" to that party.
The amount of money that you owe to others.