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due

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of due

  1. 1 having reached the date at which payment is required <the loan is due next April> Synonyms mature Related Words delinquent, outstanding, overdue, owed, owing, receivable, unpaid, unsettled; payable Near Antonyms cleared, liquidated, paid (off or up), repaid, settled; prepaid Antonyms undue

  2. 2 being in accordance with the prescribed, normal, or logical course of events <their train is due to arrive in half an hour> Synonyms anticipated, awaited, expected, scheduled, slated Near Antonyms behind, behindhand, belated, delinquent, dilatory, late, latish, overdue, tardy; early, premature, untimely; unanticipated, unforeseen, unlooked-for

  3. 3 being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong <all the participants in the trial are required to treat the judge with due respect> Synonyms competent, condign, deserved, just, fair, justified, merited, right, rightful, warrantedRelated Words applicable, appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, meet, proper, requisite, suitable; lawful, legal, legitimate; accurate, correct, true; rhadamanthine, strict, stringent, uncompromising; equitable, impartial, squareNear Antonyms incoherent, incorrect, irrelative, irrelevant; improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, indefensible, unjustifiable, unreasonable, unsuitable; biased, inequitable, partial, unequal; arbitrary, despotic; illegitimate, unlawfulAntonyms undeserved, undue, unfair, unjust, unjustified, unmerited, unwarranted




due

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of due

  1. 1 as stated or indicated without the slightest difference <the island lies due south of the headland> Synonyms exactly, full, just, precisely, right, sharp, smack-dab, squarely

  2. 2 in a direct line or course <a plane flying due east> Synonyms dead, direct, directly, plumb, plump, right, straight, straightwayNear Antonyms circuitously, deviously, veeringlyAntonyms indirectly




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