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due

 (do͞o, dyo͞o)
adj.
1. Payable immediately or on demand.
2. Owed as a debt; owing: the amount still due.
3. In accord with right, convention, or courtesy; appropriate: due esteem; all due respect.
4. Meeting special requirements; sufficient: We have due cause to honor them.
5.
a. Expected or scheduled, especially appointed to arrive: Their plane is due in 15 minutes.
b. Expected to give birth.
6.
a. Anticipated; looked for: a long due promotion.
b. Expecting or ready for something as part of a normal course or sequence: We're due for some rain. This batter is due for another hit.
7. Capable of being attributed. See Usage Note at due to.
n.
1. Something owed or deserved: You finally received your due.
2. dues A charge or fee for membership, as in a club or organization.
adv.
1. Straight; directly: Go due west.
2. Archaic Duly.

[Middle English, from Old French deu, past participle of devoir, to owe, from Latin dēbēre; see ghabh- in Indo-European roots.]

due

(djuː)
adj
1. (postpositive) immediately payable
2. (postpositive) owed as a debt, irrespective of any date for payment
3. requisite; fitting; proper
4. (prenominal) adequate or sufficient; enough
5. (postpositive) expected or appointed to be present or arrive: the train is now due.
6. due to attributable to or caused by
n
7. something that is owed, required, or due
8. give a person his or her due to give or allow a person what is deserved or right
adv
(Navigation) directly or exactly; straight: a course due west.
[C13: from Old French deu, from devoir to owe, from Latin debēre; see debt, debit]
Usage: The use of due to as a compound preposition (the performance has been cancelled due to bad weather) was formerly considered incorrect, but is now acceptable

due

(du, dyu)

adj.
1.
a. owing or owed: This bill is due next month.
b. immediately owed: This bill is due.
2. owing or observed as a moral or natural right.
3. rightful; proper; fitting: in due time.
4. adequate; sufficient: a due margin for delay.
5. expected to be ready, be present, or arrive; scheduled: The plane is due at noon.
n.
6. something that is owed or naturally belongs to someone.
7. Usu., dues. a regular fee payable at specific intervals, esp. to a group or organization: membership dues.
adv.
8. directly or exactly: a due east course.
9. Obs. duly.
Idioms:
1. due to,
a. attributable to; ascribable to.
b. because of; owing to: absence from school due to illness.
2. give someone his or her due,
a. to treat someone fairly.
b. to acknowledge someone's unexpectedly positive behavior.
3. in due course, in the natural order of events; eventually.
4. pay one's dues, to earn respect by working hard and accumulating experience.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Anglo-French; Middle French deu, past participle of devoir < Latin dēbēre to owe; see debt]
due′ness, n.
usage: due to as a compound preposition meaning “because of, owing to” has been in idiomatic use since the 14th century. Some object to this use on the grounds that due is historically an adjective, to be used predicatively: The explosion was due to a gas leak. Nevertheless, prepositional use of due to is standard in all varieties of speech and writing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.due - that which is deserved or owed; "give the devil his due"
right - an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
2.due - a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership); "the society dropped him for non-payment of dues"
fixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costs - a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
Adj.1.due - owed and payable immediately or on demand; "payment is due"
undue - not yet payable; "an undue loan"
2.due - scheduled to arrive; "the train is due in 15 minutes"
expected - considered likely or probable to happen or arrive; "prepared for the expected attack"
3.due - suitable to or expected in the circumstances; "all due respect"; "due cause to honor them"; "a long due promotion"; "in due course"; "due esteem"; "exercising due care"
undue - not appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the circumstances; "undue influence"; "I didn't want to show undue excitement"; "accused of using undue force"
4.due - capable of being assigned or credited to; "punctuation errors ascribable to careless proofreading"; "the cancellation of the concert was due to the rain"; "the oversight was not imputable to him"
attributable - capable of being attributed; "the collapse of the movement was attributable to a lack of morale"; "an idea attributable to a Russian"
Adv.1.due - directly or exactly; straight; "went due North"

due

adjective
1. expected, scheduled, awaited, expected to arrive The results are due at the end of the month.
3. payable, outstanding, owed, owing, unsettled, unpaid, in arrears I've got a tax rebate due.
adverb
1. directly, dead, straight, exactly, undeviatingly They headed due north.
noun
1. right(s), privilege, entitlement, deserts, merits, prerogative, comeuppance (informal), fair treatment, just punishment, deserved fate No doubt he felt it was his due.
plural noun
1. membership fee, charges, fee, contribution, levy paid for out of membership dues
due to
2. caused by, attributable to, put down to, traceable to, ascribable to, assignable to, imputable to A lot of this will be due to his efforts.
3. because of, thanks to, as a result of, in view of, owing to, as a consequence of Jobs could be lost due to political changes.

due

adjective
2. Consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances:
3. Known to be about to arrive:
noun
1. Something, such as money, owed by one person to another:
2. Something justly deserved:
comeuppance, desert (often used in plural), guerdon, recompense, reward, wage (often used in plural).
Informal: lump (used in plural).
Idioms: what is coming to one, what one has coming.
adverb
Translations
مُتَوَقَّعمَدين، مُسْتَحِقمُناسِبحَق، إسْتِحْقاقرُسوم
dluhdlužnýmá se ...náležitýočekávaný
afgiftbehørigder tilkommer endetforventet
olla määrä
dospio
járkijár
nákvæmlega, beintòaî sem bertilhlÿîilegurtollurvæntanlegur
・・・する予定で
만기가 된
priklausantistinkamu laikuturintis atvykti
biedru naudamaksājuminodevasparedzētspienācīgs
należnyspodziewany
náležitýočakávanýpatriacipoplatky
dogovorjendolgovandolžannapovedanpričakovan
förfallen
ถึงกำหนด
đến hạn

due

[djuː]
A. ADJ
1. (= expected) when is the plane due (in)?¿a qué hora llega el avión?
the train is due (in) or due to arrive at eightel tren llega a las ocho, el tren tiene su hora de llegada a las ocho
the train was due (in) ten minutes agoel tren tenía que haber llegado hace diez minutos
the results are due (in) todayestá previsto que los resultados salgan hoy
the magazine/film/record is due out in Decemberla revista/la película/el disco sale en diciembre
I'm due in Chicago tomorrowmañana me esperan en Chicago
he is due back tomorrowestará de vuelta mañana, está previsto que vuelva mañana
when is it due to happen?¿para cuándo se prevé?
it is due to be demolishedtienen que demolerlo
when is the baby due?¿cuándo se espera que nazca el niño?
2. (= owing) [sum, money] → pagadero, pendiente
it's due on the 30thel plazo vence el día 30
he's due a salary raise (US) → le corresponde un aumento de sueldo
I am due six days' leavese me deben seis días de vacaciones
when is the rent due?¿cuándo se paga el alquiler?, ¿cuándo hay que pagar el alquiler?
I feel I'm about due a holiday!¡me parece que necesito unas vacaciones!
to fall due (Fin) → vencer
he is due for a rise/promotionle corresponde un aumento de sueldo/un ascenso
I have £50 due to meme deben 50 libras
our thanks are due to himle estamos muy agradecidos
they must be treated with the respect due to their rank/agedeben ser tratados con el respeto que su rango/edad merece
3. (= appropriate) [care, attention] → debido
to drive without due care and attention (Jur) → conducir or (LAm) manejar sin el cuidado y la atención debidos
after due considerationdespués de la debida consideración
we'll let you know in due coursele avisaremos a su debido tiempo
he has never received due credit for his achievementsnunca ha recibido el crédito que merece por sus logros
due process (of law) (Jur) → (el buen hacer de) la justicia
with (all) due respect (to Mrs Harrison)con el debido respeto (hacia la señora Harrison)
4. due to (= caused by) → debido a
due to repairs, the garage will be closed next Saturdayesta gasolinera estará cerrada por obras el próximo sábado
his death was due to natural causessu muerte se debió a causas naturales
what's it due to?¿a qué se debe?
it is due to you that he is alive todaygracias a ti está todavía vivo
B. ADV due west ofjusto hacia el oeste de
to face due north [person] → mirar justo hacia el norte; [building] → estar orientado completamente hacia el norte
to go due northir derecho hacia el norte
C. N
1. (= due credit) to give him his due, he did try hardpara ser justo, se esforzó mucho
2. dues (= club, union fees) → cuota fsing; (= taxes) → derechos mpl
harbour/port duesderechos mpl de puerto
to pay one's duescumplir con su deber
D. CPD due date N (Fin) [of loan, debt] → fecha f de vencimiento
when is your due date? (for birth) → ¿cuándo cumples?
she is five days past her due datecumplió hace cinco días, salió de cuentas hace cinco días (Sp)

due

[ˈdjuː]
adj
(= expected) → attendu(e)
to be due (= expected to arrive) [plane, train, bus, passenger] → devoir arriver, être attendu(e)
The train is due at 8 → Le train est attendu à 8 h.
The plane's due in half an hour → L'avion doit arriver dans une demi-heure.
to be due back [person] → devoir rentrer
to be due to arrive [person] → devoir arriver
He's due to arrive tomorrow → Il doit arriver demain.
to be due somewhere
We were due in London at 2 a.m → Nous devions arriver à Londres à deux heures du matin.
(= expected to be born) [baby] → prévu(e)
When's the baby due? → Le bébé est prévu pour quand?
(= expected to give birth) to be due [pregnant woman] → devoir accoucher
She's due next week → Elle doit accoucher la semaine prochaine.
(= payable)
The rent is due on the 30th → Il faut payer le loyer le 30.
(= owed) [money] → dû(due)
due to sb → dû à qn(due)
to be due sth [+ holiday] → avoir droit à qch
I am due 6 days' leave → J'ai droit à 6 jours de congé.
I am due £500 → On me doit 500 livres.
to be due for sth → devoir avoir qch
(= proper) [attention] → qui convient
after due consideration → après mûre réflexion
in due course (= eventually) (in future time)en temps utile, en temps voulu; (in past time)finalement
with due respect → sauf votre respect
due to prep (= because of) → à cause de
The trip was cancelled due to bad weather → Le voyage a été annulé à cause du mauvais temps.
to be due to (= a consequence of) → être dû(e) à
nm
to give sb their due (= be fair to) → être juste envers qn
adv
due north → droit vers le nord dues
npl
(for club, union)cotisation f
(in harbour)droits mpl (de port)due date n
(for bill, payment)date f d'échéance
(for pregnant woman)date f d'accouchement

due

adj
(= expected, scheduled)fällig; to be due (plane, train, bus) → ankommen sollen; (elections, results) → anstehen; the train was due ten minutes ago/is due to arrive at 10.32der Zug sollte vor 10 Minuten ankommen/soll um 10.32 Uhr ankommen; when is the baby due?wann soll das Baby kommen?; the results are due at the end of the monthdie Ergebnisse stehen Ende des Monats an or sind Ende des Monats fällig; he is due back in London tomorrower soll morgen nach London zurückkommen; to be due in (train, bus)ankommen sollen; (ferry)einlaufen sollen; to be due out (magazine, CD)herauskommen sollen; he is due to speak about nower müsste jetzt gerade seine Rede halten; the building is due to be demolisheddas Gebäude soll demnächst abgerissen werden; he is due for a rise (Brit) or raise (US) → ihm steht eine Gehaltserhöhung zu; she is due for promotionsie ist mit einer Beförderung an der Reihe; the prisoner is due for release or due to be releasedder Gefangene soll jetzt entlassen werden; the car is due for a servicedas Auto muss zur Inspektion; you look due for a haircutdu müsstest mal zum Friseur gehen; the carpet looks due for a cleander Teppich müsste gereinigt werden; due date (Fin) → Fälligkeitstermin m; (for baby) → erwarteter Geburtstermin
(= proper) attention, considerationgebührend; carenötig; after due considerationnach reiflicher Überlegung; to drive with due care and attentionmit der gebotenen Vorsicht fahren; driving without due care and attention (Jur) → fahrlässiges Verhalten im Straßenverkehr; in due course or time (= eventually)zu gegebener Zeit; every home will have a computer in due courseauf die Dauer wird jeder Haushalt einen Computer besitzen; due creditdie gebührende Anerkennung; due credit for his achievementsdie Anerkennung, die ihm für seine Leistungen gebührt; the council, to give them due credit, have tried their best to plan aheaddie Stadt, das muss man ihr lassen, hat ihr Bestes getan, um vorauszuplanen; with (all) due respectbei allem Respekt (to für) ? credit N d
(= owed) to be due (money)ausstehen; to be due to somebody (money, leave, respect)jdm zustehen; to fall due (Fin: loan, debt) → fällig werden; I’m due some leave, I’ve got some leave due to memir steht etwas Urlaub zu; the respect due to his ageder seinem Alter gebührende Respekt; the respect due from a son to his fatherder Respekt, den ein Sohn seinem Vater schuldet; my thanks are due to Mr Dobbsmein Dank gilt Herrn Dobbs; to be due a couple of days offein paar freie Tage verdient haben
due to (= owing to)aufgrund +gen, → auf Grund +gen, → wegen +gen; (= caused by)durch; what’s it due to?worauf ist es zurückzuführen?; closed due to repairswegen Reparaturarbeiten geschlossen; his death was due to natural causeser ist eines natürlichen Todes gestorben; his failure was entirely due to himself/his carelessnessan seinem Versagen war nur er selbst/seine Nachlässigkeit schuld
n
dues pl (= subscription, fees)(Mitglieds)beitrag m; to pay one’s dues (fig)seinen Verpflichtungen nachkommen
to give him his due, he did at least tryeins muss man ihm lassen, er hat es wenigstens versucht; to give him his due, he had no idea about itman muss gerechterweise zugeben, dass er davon keine Ahnung hatte ? devil N d
adv (= precisely) due north/south/east/westdirekt nach Norden/Süden/Osten/Westen; due east of the villagein Richtung Osten des Dorfes

due

[djuː]
1. adj
a. (owing, sum, money) → dovuto/a
due date (Comm) → data di scadenza
the rent's due on the 30th → l'affitto scade il 30
our thanks are due to him → gli è dovuto un grazie
I am due 6 days' leave → mi spettano 6 giorni di ferie
b. (proper, care, respect, attention) → dovuto/a, giusto/a
with all due respect → con rispetto parlando
after due consideration → dopo un attento esame
in due course → a tempo debito
c. (expected) → atteso/a
the train is due at 8 → il treno è atteso per le 8
she is due back tomorrow → dovrebbe essere di ritorno domani
it is due to be demolished → è destinato alla demolizione
d. due to (caused by) → dovuto/a a; (because of) → a causa di; (thanks to) → grazie a
2. adv due west ofdirettamente a ovest di
to go due north → andare dritto verso nord
to face due south → guardare dritto verso sud
3. n to give him his due, he did try hardper essere onesti (nei suoi confronti), bisogna riconoscere che ce l'ha messa tutta
see also dues

due

(djuː) adjective
1. owed. I think I'm still due some pay; Our thanks are due to the doctor.
2. expected according to timetable, promise etc. The bus is due in three minutes.
3. proper. Take due care.
adverb
directly South. sailing due east.
noun
1. what is owed, especially what one has a right to. I'm only taking what is my due.
2. (in plural) charge, fee or toll. He paid the dues on the cargo.
ˈduly adverb
properly; as expected. The bus duly arrived.
ˈdue to
brought about by. His success was due to hard work.
give (someone) his due
to be fair to someone.

see also owe.

due

مُتَوَقَّع má se ... passende fällig αναμενόμενος debido, previsto olla määrä dospio dovuto ・・・する予定で 만기가 된 verwacht skyldig należny esperado, ter chegada prevista должный förfallen ถึงกำหนด olması beklenen đến hạn 到期的

due

adj — date (obst) fecha probable de parto; to be — (obst) esperar dar a luz; When are you due?..¿Cuándo espera dar a luz?..¿Cuál es la fecha del parto?; prep — to debido a, como consecuencia de; ascites due to liver failure.. ascitis debida a insuficiencia hepática
References in classic literature ?
Exactly, for Amy keeps me pointing due west most of the time, with only an occasional whiffle round to the south, and I haven't had an easterly spell since I was married.
In due time Tom and his party found themselves safely housed in the small hotel at Puerto Cortes, their belongings stored in a convenient warehouse and themselves, rather weary by reason of the stress of weather, ready for the start into the interior wilds of Honduras.
Her voice was high and rather shrill, and she often spoke with an anxious inflection, for she was exceedingly desirous that everything should go with due order and decorum.
He at once explained that the black woman's offensive conduct was all due to imperfect training, as he was not there to take her in hand.
Never minstrel, or by whatever more suitable name David should be known, drew upon his talents in the presence of more insensible auditors; though considering the singleness and sincerity of his motive, it is probably that no bard of profane song ever uttered notes that ascended so near to that throne where all homage and praise is due.
What thanks, what ardent and ceaseless thanks are due to that all-superintending Providence which has turned a cruel war into peace, brought order out of confusion, made the fierce savages placid, and turned away their hostile weapons from our country
But he will be ill-pleased, I judge if you suffer him to neglect the courtesy due to one of our chief rulers, and who may be said to represent King William, in the absence of the governor himself.
The boy, also in due time, passed from the forecastle to the cabin, spent a tempestuous manhood, and returned from his world-wanderings, to grow old, and die, and mingle his dust with the natal earth.
When the men got out they never said they were sorry to have kept us waiting so long, but were angry at the charge; however, as Jerry never charged more than was his due, so he never took less, and they had to pay for the two hours and a quarter waiting; but it was hard-earned money to Jerry.
The occasion rested heavily upon Marija's broad shoulders--it was her task to see that all things went in due form, and after the best home traditions; and, flying wildly hither and thither, bowling every one out of the way, and scolding and exhorting all day with her tremendous voice, Marija was too eager to see that others conformed to the proprieties to consider them herself.
Some I have chosen of peculiar grace Elect above the rest; so is my will: The rest shall hear me call, and oft be warnd Thir sinful state, and to appease betimes Th' incensed Deitie, while offerd grace Invites; for I will cleer thir senses dark, What may suffice, and soft'n stonie hearts To pray, repent, and bring obedience due.
Some of the man's money--if he had any--was certainly due to us, but it was not likely that our captain's shipmates, above all the two specimens seen by me, Black Dog and the blind beggar, would be inclined to give up their booty in payment of the dead man's debts.