Definition of past due
1 : late being paid The bill is past due.
2 : late arriving He's past due—it's one o'clock and he was supposed to be here at twelve thirty.
Word by Word Definitions
: just gone or elapsed
: having existed or taken place in a period before the present : bygone
: beyond the age for or of
: at the farther side of : beyond
: time gone by
: something that happened or was done in the past
: the past tense of a language
: so as to reach and go beyond a point near at hand
: owed or owing as a debt
: owed or owing as a natural or moral right
: according to accepted notions or procedures : appropriate
: something due (see 1due) or owed: such as
: something that rightfully belongs to one
: a payment or obligation required by law or custom : debt
: directly, exactly
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