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Definition of Due

Due

  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.
  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.
  6. Directly; exactly; as, a due east course.
  7. 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. Right; just title or claim.
  9. To endue.

Due Quotations

Studies have shown that 90% of error in thinking is due to error in perception. If you can change your perception, you can change your emotion and this can lead to new ideas.
Edward de Bono

The times in my life when I've been my thinnest, I've been a walking psycho wreck. Forget the fact that I was basically starving myself; skinny was usually due to some kind of loss. Death. Rejection. Divorce.
Stephanie Klein

Love consists in giving without getting in return; in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange.
Mortimer Adler

If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water.
Ernest Hemingway

My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.
Mark Warner
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Due Translations

due in French is taxe
due in Italian is scaduto, tassa
due in Norwegian is skyldig, forfallen
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