1. owed and payable immediately or on demand
- payment is due
2. scheduled to arrive
- the train is due in 15 minutes
Similar word(s): expected
3. suitable to or expected in the circumstances
- all due respect
- due cause to honor them
- a long due promotion
4. capable of being assigned or credited to
- the cancellation of the concert was due to the rain
Sentences with due as an adjective:
- He is due four weeks of back pay.
- The amount due is just three quid.
- The due bills total nearly seven thousand dollars.
- He can wait for the amount due him.
- With all due respect, you're wrong about that.
- Rain is due this afternoon.
- The train is due in five minutes.
- When is your baby due?
- The baby is just about due.
- The dangerously low water table is due to rapidly growing pumping.
1. directly or exactly; straight
- went due North
Sentences with due as an adverb:
- The river runs due north for about a mile.
1. that which is deserved or owed
- give the devil his due
2. a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
- the society dropped him for non-payment of dues
Definition categories: possession
Sentences with due as a noun:
- Give him his due — he is a good actor.