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English adjective: due

1. due owed and payable immediately or on demand


SamplesPayment is due.


Similarcallable, cod, collect, collectable, collectible, delinquent, out-of-pocket, overdue, payable, receivable, repayable


Antonymsundue

2. due scheduled to arrive


SamplesThe train is due in 15 minutes.


Similarexpected


Antonymsunexpected

3. due suitable to or expected in the circumstances


SamplesAll due respect.
Due cause to honor them.
A long due promotion.
In due course.
Due esteem.
Exercising due care.


Antonymsundue

4. due capable of being assigned or credited to


SamplesPunctuation errors ascribable to careless proofreading.
The cancellation of the concert was due to the rain.
The oversight was not imputable to him.


Synonymsascribable, imputable, referable


Similarattributable


Antonymsunascribable, unattributable


English noun: due

1. due (attribute) that which is deserved or owed


SamplesGive the devil his due.


Broader (hypernym)right

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


SamplesThe society dropped him for non-payment of dues.


Broader (hypernym)fixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costs


English adverb: due

1. due directly or exactly; straight


SamplesWent due North.









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