Due esteem; all due respect.
An example of due is a monthly mortgage payment.
An example of due is when a baby is expected to arrive.
An example of due is respect that has been earned.
An example of due is membership fees.
The amount still due.
We have due cause to honor them.
You finally received your due.
Go due west.
The first payment is due.
With all due respect, in due time.
The plane is due at 6:30 p.m.
- Deserved recognition.To give a man his due.
- Fees, taxes, or other charges.Membership dues.
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.
- To become payable as previously arranged.
- Caused by; resulting from.An omission due to oversight.
- Because of.The name was omitted due to oversight.
- To earn certain rights, privileges, etc. as because of one's accomplishments or struggles.
Origin of due
- Middle English from Old French deu past participle of devoir to owe from Latin dēbēre ghabh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition