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Due

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Noun, Adverb

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Due, adj., n., & adv.
--adj.
1 (predic.) owing or payable as a debt or an obligation (our thanks are due to him; {pound}500 was due on the 15th).
2 (often foll. by to) merited; appropriate; fitting (his due reward; received the applause due to a hero).
3 rightful; proper; adequate (after due consideration).
4 (predic.; foll. by to) to be ascribed to (a cause, an agent, etc.) (the discovery was due to Newton).
5 (predic.) intended to arrive at a certain time (a train is due at 7.30).
6 (foll. by to + infin.) under an obligation or agreement to do something (due to speak tonight).
--n.
1 a person's right; what is owed to a person (a fair hearing is my due).
2 (in pl.) a what one owes (pays his dues). b a legally demandable toll or fee (harbour dues; university dues).
--adv. (of a point of the compass) exactly, directly (went due east; a due north wind).

Idiom
due to disp. because of, owing to (was late due to an accident) (cf. sense 4 of adj.). fall (or become) due (of a bill etc.) be immediately payable. in due course
1 at about the appropriate time.
2 in the natural order.
Etymology
ME f. OF de{uuml} ult. f. L debitus past part. of debere owe

THESAURUS

Due

according to Hoyle, accountable, accounts payable, accounts receivable, acknowledgment, adequate, alleged, amount due, ample, anticipated, appropriate, appurtenance, arrearage, arrears, ascribable, assignable, attributable, attributed, authority, awaited, back, bad debts, balanced, barely sufficient, bill, bills, birthright, borrowing, charged, charges, chits, claim, cognizance, comeuppance, coming, coming to, commensurate, compensation, competent, condign, conjugal right, correct, corresponding, credit, credited, crediting, dead, dead ahead, debt, decent, decorous, defensible, demand, derivable from, derivational, derivative, deserts, deserved, deserving, direct, directly, divine right, droit, due north, dueness, dues, earned, enough, entitled to, entitlement, equal to, equitable, even, evenhanded, expected, explicable, faculty, fair, fair and square, financial commitment, fit, fitting, floating debt, foreseen, forthright, funded debt, good, good enough, guerdon, hoped-for, imminent, imputable, imputed, in a beeline, in arrear, in arrears, in line with, in prospect, in view, inalienable right, indebtedness, indebtment, interest, just, justifiable, justified, kosher, lawful, legal, level, liability, long-expected, lust, mature, maturity, meet, meet and right, merit, merited, meriting, meritorious, minimal, minimum, national debt, natural right, need, nice, normal, normative, obligation, on the horizon, outstanding, outstanding debt, overdue, owed, owing, payable, payment, pledge, plenty, plenty good enough, power, prerogative, prescription, presumed, presumptive right, pretense, pretension, probable, promised, proper, proper claim, property right, proportionate, prospective, public debt, putative, receivable, recognition, recompense, recompensing, redeemable, referable, referred to, repayment, reprisal, requisite, retaliation, retribution, revenge, reward, right, right and proper, righteous, rightful, rights, satisfaction, satisfactory, score, seemly, square, straight, straight across, straight ahead, straightforward, straightforwards, straightly, substantial, sufficient, sufficient for, sufficing, suitable, title, traceable, uncollectibles, undeviatingly, unfulfilled pledge, unpaid, unsettled, unswervingly, unveeringly, up to, vengeance, vested interest, vested right, warrantable, warranted, what is owing, worthy of

ROGET THESAURUS

Due

Expedience

N expedience, expediency, desirableness, desirability, fitness, utility, propriety, opportunism, advantage, high time, expedient, desirable, advisable, acceptable, convenient, worth while, meet, fit, fitting, due, proper, eligible, seemly, becoming, befitting, opportune, in loco, suitable, applicable, in the right place, conveniently, operae pretium est.

Debt

N debt, obligation, liability, indebtment, debit, score, bill, check, account (credit), arrears, deferred payment, deficit, default, insolvency, bad debt, interest, premium, usance, usury, floating debt, floating capital, debtor, debitor, mortgagor, defaulter, borrower, indebted, liable, chargeable, answerable for, in debt, in embarrassed circumstances, in difficulties, incumbered, involved, involved in debt, plunged in debt, deep in debt, over one's head in debt, over head and ears in debt, deeply involved, fast tied up, insolvent, minus, out of pocket, unpaid, unrequited, unrewarded, owing, due, in arrear, outstanding, past due, aes alienum debitorem leve gravius inimicum facit, neither a borrower nor a lender be.

Dueness

N due, dueness, right, privilege, prerogative, prescription, title, claim, pretension, demand, birthright, immunity, license, liberty, franchise, vested interest, vested right, sanction, authority, warranty, charter, warrant, constitution, tenure, bond, claimant, appellant, plaintiff, having a right to, entitled to, claiming, deserving, meriting, worthy of, privileged, allowed, sanctioned, warranted, authorized, ordained, prescribed, constitutional, chartered, enfranchised, prescriptive, presumptive, absolute, indefeasible, unalienable, inalienable, imprescriptible, inviolable, unimpeachable, unchallenged, sacrosanct, due to, merited, deserved, condign, richly deserved, allowable, lawful, licit, legitimate, legal, legalized, square, unexceptionable, right, equitable, due, en r gle, fit, fitting, correct, proper, meet, befitting, becoming, seemly, decorous, creditable, up to the mark, right as a trivet, just the thing, quite the thing, selon les r gles, duly, ex officio, de jure, by right, by divine right, jure divino, Dei gratia, in the name of, civis Romanus sum, +a chaque saint sa chandelle, due, dueness, right, privilege, prerogative, prescription, title, claim, pretension, demand, birthright, immunity, license, liberty, franchise, vested interest, vested right, sanction, authority, warranty, charter, warrant, constitution, tenure, bond, claimant, appellant, plaintiff, having a right to, entitled to, claiming, deserving, meriting, worthy of, privileged, allowed, sanctioned, warranted, authorized, ordained, prescribed, constitutional, chartered, enfranchised, prescriptive, presumptive, absolute, indefeasible, unalienable, inalienable, imprescriptible, inviolable, unimpeachable, unchallenged, sacrosanct, due to, merited, deserved, condign, richly deserved, allowable, lawful, licit, legitimate, legal, legalized, square, unexceptionable, right, equitable, due, en r gle, fit, fitting, correct, proper, meet, befitting, becoming, seemly, decorous, creditable, up to the mark, right as a trivet, just the thing, quite the thing, selon les r gles, duly, ex officio, de jure, by right, by divine right, jure divino, Dei gratia, in the name of, civis Romanus sum, +a chaque saint sa chandelle.


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