due

  1. noun
    that which is deserved or owed; "give the devil his due"
  2. adjective
    proper and appropriate; fitting; "richly deserved punishment"; "due esteem"
  3. adjective
    reasonable in the circumstances; "gave my comments due consideration"; "exercising due care"
  4. adjective
    owed and payable immediately or on demand; "payment is due"
  5. adjective
    suitable to or expected in the circumstances; "all due respect"; "due cause to honor them"; "a long due promotion"; "in due course"
  6. adverb
    directly or exactly; straight; "went due North"
  7. noun
    a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership); "the society dropped him for non-payment of dues"