Synonyms of due in English:

due

adjective

  • 1 she reminded them that their fees were due
    owing, owed, to be paid, payable, payable now, payable immediately, receivable immediately; outstanding, overdue, unpaid, unsettled, undischarged; North Americandelinquent, past due
    [Antonyms] paid
  • 2 the chancellor's Autumn statement is due today
  • 3 he was treated with the respect due to a great artist
    [Antonyms] undeserved by
  • 4 he drove without due care and attention
    proper, right and proper, correct, rightful, fitting, suitable, appropriate, apt, adequate, sufficient, enough, ample, satisfactory, requisite
    formal condign
    archaic meet
    [Antonyms] unsuitable
  • Phrases

    due to

  • 1 her death was due to an infection of the abdominal wall
  • 2 the train was cancelled due to staff shortages
    because of, owing to, on account of, as a consequence of, as a result of, thanks to, by reason of, on grounds of, in view of
  • noun

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  • 1 he attracts more criticism than is his due
    rightful treatment, fair treatment, deserved fate, just punishment; right, entitlement; rights, just deserts, deserts
    informal comeuppance
    archaic recompense
  • 2 (dues) union members have already paid their dues
    fee, membership fee, subscription, charge, toll, levy; payment, contribution
  • adverb

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  • he hiked due north and arrived back at his base
    directly, straight, exactly, precisely, without deviating, undeviatingly, dead, plumb, squarely
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