Due - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |duː|  American pronunciation of the word due
Brit.  |djuː|  British pronunciation of the word due

noun

- that which is deserved or owed
- a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)

adjective

- scheduled to arrive
- capable of being assigned or credited to(syn: ascribable, imputable, referable)

adverb

- directly or exactly; straight

Examples

My wife is due in three weeks.

The bill is due at the end of the month.

The balance is now due.

The amount due is 45 dollars.

Dues are increasing this year.

Workers are required to join the union and pay dues.

He deserves to be given his due.

...the island lies due south of the headland...

...a plane flying due east...

It will produce its due effects.

These sums remain due.

When I come to demand my dues I shall find it a hard matter to get them.

The team are due to fly to Italy next month.

His new book is due to be published next year.

She's pregnant and the baby's due in April.

Word forms

noun
singular: due
plural: dues
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