HyperDic: due

English > 7 senses of the word due:
ADJECTIVEalldueowed and payable immediately or on demand
allduescheduled to arrive
allduesuitable to or expected in the circumstances
alldue, ascribable, imputable, referablecapable of being assigned or credited to
NOUNattributeduethat which is deserved or owed
possessionduea payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
ADVERBallduedirectly or exactly
due > pronunciation
Soundsduw'; dyuw'
Rhymesadieu ... voodoo: 22 rhymes with duw...
anew ... Yue: 59 rhymes with yuw...
English > due: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningowed and payable immediately or on demand.
Example"payment is due"
NarrowercallableSubject to a demand for payment before due date
collect, codPayable by the recipient on delivery
collectible, collectable, payablesubject to or requiring payment especially as specified
delinquent, overduePast due
on timePayable in installments within a designated period of time
out-of-pocketcalling for the spending of cash
receivableawaiting payment
repayablesubject to repayment
See alsounpaidnot paid
Oppositeunduenot yet payable
Spanishadeudado, debido
Catalandegut
English > due: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningscheduled to arrive.
Example"the train is due in 15 minutes"
BroaderexpectedConsidered likely or probable to happen / happen or arrive
English > due: 7 senses > adjective 3
MeaningSuitable to or expected in the circumstances.
Examples
  • "all due respect"
  • "due cause to honor them"
  • "a long due promotion"
  • "in due course"
  • "due esteem"
  • "exercising due care"
Oppositeunduenot appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the circumstances
English > due: 7 senses > adjective 4
MeaningCapable of being assigned or credited to.
Example "the cancellation of the concert was due to the rain"
Synonymsascribable, imputable, referable
Broaderattributablecapable of being attributed
Spanishatribuible, imputable
Catalanimputable
English > due: 7 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThat which is deserved or owed.
Example"give the devil his due"
BroaderrightAn abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
English > due: 7 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership).
Example"the society dropped him for non-payment of dues"
Broaderfixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costsA periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
Spanishcuota
English > due: 7 senses > adverb 1
Meaningdirectly or exactly; straight.
Example"went due North"

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