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Definition of 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

Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country, the colonies will submit.
George III

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

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

It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual.
Alexander Fleming

I have suffered from bullying in many ways, from bullying in school due to my disability in reading, to digital abuse that I deal with on a daily basis. I'd like to tell the kids that are being bullied that no one should have to deal with the abuse, ever!
Bella Thorne
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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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