From Old Portuguese divida, devida, deveda, from Latin dēbita, plural of dēbitum, from dēbitus (“owed”), from dēbeō (“I owe”), from dē + habeō (“I have”), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰeh₁bʰ- (“to grab, to take”). Doublet of débito.
dívida f (plural dívidas)
- debt (action, state of mind, or object one has an obligation to perform for another, adopt toward another, or give to another)
- (figuratively) obligation
- (debt): crédito