What is the
difference between Owe and Awe?
What is the difference between Owe and Awe? :
Owe : (verb)
( 1 ) Be in debt to someone
She owes me five hundred rupees.
He owes USD $12,000 to his father.
( 2 ) Recognize something / someone as the cause or source of something
Be indebted to something / someone for something
I owe my success to my brother.
She owes her success more to luck than to her ability.
( 3 ) Be under an obligation to someone
Give something as a duty to someone
You must owe loyalty to your employer.
( 4 ) Feel gratitude to someone in return for a service, favour, etc…
I owe my parents and teachers a great deal.
He owes a lot to his parents and teachers.
Awe : (noun)
( 1 ) Feeling of respect combines with fear or wonder
Her first view of Taj Mahal at Agra filled her with awe.
I lived in awe of my father until I was at least twenty.
Awe : (verb)
( 1 ) Fill someone with awe
Children were awed by the solemnity of the occasion.
They were awed into silence by the sternness of my voice.
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