Found 2 items, similar to Due.
English → English
adj 1: owed and payable immediately or on demand; “payment is due”
] [ant: undue
2: proper and appropriate; fitting; “richly deserved
; “due esteem”
3: scheduled to arrive; “the train is due in 15 minutes”
4: suitable to or expected in the circumstances; “all due
; “due cause to honor them”
; “a long due
; “in due course”
5: reasonable in the circumstances; “gave my comments due
; “exercising due care”
n 1: that which is deserved or owed; “give the devil his due”
2: a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership);
“the society dropped him for non-payment of dues”
adv : directly or exactly; straight; “went due North”
English → English
, a. [OF. deu, F. d[^u], p. p. of devoir to owe, fr. L.
debere. See Debt
, and cf. Duty
1. Owed, as a debt; that ought to be paid or done to or for
another; payable; owing and demandable.
2. Justly claimed as a right or property; proper; suitable;
becoming; appropriate; fit.
Her obedience, which is due to me. --Shak.
With dirges due, in sad array,
Slow through the churchway path we saw him borne.
3. 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. Appointed or required to arrive at a given time; as, the
steamer was due yesterday.
5. Owing; ascribable, as to a cause.
This effect is due to the attraction of the sun.
Directly; exactly; as, a due east course.
1. 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.
He will give the devil his due. --Shak.
Yearly little dues of wheat, and wine, and oil.
2. Right; just title or claim.
The key of this infernal pit by due . . . I keep.
, v. t.
To endue. [Obs.] --Shak.