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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