informal Feel indebted to someone for a favor done: thanks, I owe you one for this
More example sentences
- Thanks, I owe you one, here let me buy you a drink
- ‘He owes me one,’ said the Scot, who had to pick up Beckford at dawn at the airport after the Jamaican had missed his flight the night before.
- Maybe he thought he owed us one from the previous year.
Definition of owe someone one in:
- The British & World English dictionary