Definitions for DUEdu, dyu

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  1. due(noun)

    that which is deserved or owed

    "give the devil his due"

  2. due(adj)

    a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)

    "the society dropped him for non-payment of dues"

  3. due(adj)

    owed and payable immediately or on demand

    "payment is due"

  4. due(p)(adj)

    scheduled to arrive

    "the train is due in 15 minutes"

  5. due(adj)

    suitable to or expected in the circumstances

    "all due respect"; "due cause to honor them"; "a long due promotion"; "in due course"; "due esteem"; "exercising due care"

  6. ascribable, due, imputable, referable(adverb)

    capable of being assigned or credited to

    "punctuation errors ascribable to careless proofreading"; "the cancellation of the concert was due to the rain"; "the oversight was not imputable to him"

  7. due(adverb)

    directly or exactly; straight

    "went due North"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. due(Noun)

    Deserved acknowledgment.

    Give him his due uE00076691uE001 he is a good actor.

  2. due(Noun)

    (in plural dues) A membership fee.

  3. due(Adverb)

    Directly; exactly.

    The river runs due north for about a mile.

  4. due(Adjective)

    Owed or owing

  5. due(Adjective)


    With all due respect, you're wrong about that.

  6. due(Adjective)

    Scheduled; expected.

  7. due(Adjective)

    Having reached the expected, scheduled, or natural time

    The baby is just about due.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Due(adj)

    owed, as a debt; that ought to be paid or done to or for another; payable; owing and demandable

  2. Due(adj)

    justly claimed as a right or property; proper; suitable; becoming; appropriate; fit

  3. Due(adj)

    such as (a thing) ought to be; fulfilling obligation; proper; lawful; regular; appointed; sufficient; exact; as, due process of law; due service; in due time

  4. Due(adj)

    appointed or required to arrive at a given time; as, the steamer was due yesterday

  5. Due(adj)

    owing; ascribable, as to a cause

  6. Due(adverb)

    directly; exactly; as, a due east course

  7. Due(noun)

    that which is owed; debt; that which one contracts to pay, or do, to or for another; that which belongs or may be claimed as a right; whatever custom, law, or morality requires to be done; a fee; a toll

  8. Due(noun)

    right; just title or claim

  9. Due(verb)

    to endue

  10. Origin: [OF. deu, F. d, p. p. of devoir to owe, fr. L. debere. See Debt, Habit, and cf. Duty.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DUE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1401

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DUE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1473

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DUE' in Adjectives Frequency: #165

Translations for DUE

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  • право, дължим, полагаемо, дължимоBulgarian
  • splatnýCzech
  • fälligGerman
  • mérito, salir de cuentasSpanish
  • asiaankuuluva, erääntyvä, asianmukainen, tulollaan, myöhässä, suoraan, erääntynyt, odotettavissa, tunnustus, laskettu aika, maksettava, mukaanFinnish
  • due, dûFrench
  • inbheach, còirScottish Gaelic
  • spodziewany, należnyPolish
  • exatamentePortuguese
  • [[подлежать, ожидаемый, точно, должный, подобать, прямо, причитаться, надлежатьRussian
  • raktSwedish

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