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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

I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
Mahatma Gandhi

Today different ethnic groups and different nations come together due to common sense.
Dalai Lama

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
Robert Frost

Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due. - William Ralph Inge
Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.
William Ralph Inge

Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm. But the harm does not interest them.
T. S. Eliot
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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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