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3 letters words from 'due'

DUE 4 

2 letters words from 'due'

DE 3ED 3

All 3 letters words made out of due

due ude deu edu ued eud

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Definitions and meaning of due

due

Etymology

From Middle English dewe, dew, due, from Old French deü (due), past participle of devoir (to owe), from Latin dēbēre, present active infinitive of dēbeō (I owe), from dē- (from) +‎ habeō (I have).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) enPR: dyo͞o, jo͞o, IPA(key): /djuː/, /dʒuː/
    • Homophone: dew
  • (US) enPR: do͞o, IPA(key): /du/
    • Homophones: dew, do, doo
  • (General Australian, General New Zealand) enPR: jo͞o, IPA(key): /dʒʉː/
    • Homophones: dew, Jew
  • Rhymes: -uː

Adjective

due (comparative more due, superlative most due)

  1. Owed or owing.
    Synonyms: needed, owing, to be made, required
  2. Appropriate.
    • 1751, Thomas Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
      With dirges due, in sad array, / Slow through the churchway path we saw him borne.
  3. Scheduled; expected.
    Synonyms: expected, forecast
  4. Having reached the expected, scheduled, or natural time.
    Synonym: expected
  5. Owing; ascribable, as to a cause.
    • 1852, John David Forbes, "Dissertation on the Progress of Mathematical and Physical Science" in Encyclopædia Britannica
      the milky aspect be due to a confusion of small stars
  6. On a direct bearing, especially for the four points of the compass

Derived terms

Translations

Adverb

due (comparative more due, superlative most due)

  1. (used with compass directions) Directly; exactly.
    The river runs due north for about a mile.

Translations

Noun

due (plural dues)

  1. Deserved acknowledgment.
    Give him his due — he is a good actor.
  2. (in plural dues) A membership fee.
  3. That which is owed; debt; that which belongs or may be claimed as a right; whatever custom, law, or morality requires to be done, duty.
    • ?, Alfred Tennyson, The Lotos-Eaters
      Yearly little dues of wheat, and wine, and oil.
  4. Right; just title or claim.

Hyponyms

  • light due

Derived terms

  • give someone his due
  • give the devil his due

Translations

Further reading

  • due in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • due in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • due at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Deu., edu

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse dúfa, from Proto-Germanic *dūbǭ, cognate with Norwegian due, Swedish duva, Dutch duif, German Taube, English dove.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /duːə/, [ˈd̥uːu]
  • Synonym: duge

Noun

due c (singular definite duen, plural indefinite duer)

  1. pigeon, dove

Inflection

Derived terms


Esperanto

Etymology

From du +‎ -e.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdue/
  • Rhymes: -ue

Adverb

due

  1. secondly

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dy/

Participle

due

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of devoir

Ido

Etymology

From du (two) +‎ -e.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdu̯e/

Adverb

due

  1. both
    Synonym: ambe (neologism)

Italian

Alternative forms

  • dui (archaic, literary)
  • duo m or f (archaic, literary)

Etymology

From Latin duae, feminine plural of duo, from Proto-Italic *duō, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdu.e/
  • Hyphenation: dù‧e

Numeral

due (invariable)

  1. two

Noun

due m (invariable)

  1. two

Derived terms

See also

  • Appendix:Italian numbers

Middle English

Adjective

due

  1. Alternative form of dewe (due)

Noun

due

  1. Alternative form of dewe (due)

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse dúfa (dove, pigeon), from Proto-Germanic *dūbǭ (dove, pigeon), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ- (hazy, unclear, dark; deep).

Cognate with Danish due, Swedish duva, Icelandic dúfa, Dutch duif, German Taube and English dove.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʉːə/
  • Rhymes: -ʉːə
  • Hyphenation: du‧e

Noun

due f or m (definite singular dua or duen, indefinite plural duer, definite plural duene)

  1. (zoology) a dove or pigeon; culver (one of several birds of the family Columbidae, which consists of more than 300 species)
    1. (humorous, in the plural) a couple that is very much in love
      Synonym: turteldue
    2. (poetic) a dove (term of endearment for a woman one holds dearly)
    3. (figuratively) a symbol of peace and reconciliation
      Synonym: fredsdue
    4. (Christianity) a symbol of the Holy Spirit
  2. (sports) a clay pigeon (a flying target used as moving target in sport shooting)
    Synonym: leirdue

Etymology 2

From English dove, from Middle English dove, duve, douve (dove, pigeon), from Old English *dūfe (dove, pigeon), from Proto-West Germanic *dūbā (dove, pigeon), from Proto-Germanic *dūbǭ (dove, pigeon), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ- (hazy, unclear, dark; deep).

  1. (politics) a dove (a person favouring conciliation and negotiation rather than conflict)

Derived terms

Etymology 3

From the pronoun du (you), from Old Norse þú (you), from Proto-Germanic *þū (you), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂ (you).

Verb

due (passive dues, imperative du, present tense duer, simple past duet, past participle duet, present participle duende, verbal noun duing)

  1. (colloquial, transitive) to say you to someone
    Synonyms: dutte, duse

Etymology 4

Misspelling, or a dialectal form, of duge (to help; be useful), from Old Norse duga (to help, aid; do, suffice), from Proto-Germanic *duganą (to be useful, avail), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰedʰówgʰe (to be productive), from the root *dʰewgʰ- (to produce; be strong, have force).

Verb

due

  1. Misspelling of duge.

Etymology 5

From Italian due (two), from Latin duae, feminine plural of duo (two), from Proto-Italic *duō (two), from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁ (two).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈduːə/
  • Rhymes: -uːə
  • Hyphenation: du‧e

Adverb

due

  1. Only used in a due (indicating two musicians or sections play together)

References

  • “due” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “due_1” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • “due_2” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • “due_3” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • “duer” in Store norske leksikon

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse dúfa, from Proto-Germanic *dūbǭ. Compare Danish due, Swedish duva, Icelandic dúfa, Dutch duif, German Taube, English dove.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²dʉːə/

Noun

due f (definite singular dua, indefinite plural duer, definite plural duene)

  1. A bird of the family Columbidae, the pigeons and doves.

Derived terms

References

  • “due” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Swedish

Etymology

Common contraction of du (you (sing.)) and e, colloquial pronunciation spelling of är (are).

Pronunciation

Contraction

due

  1. (nonstandard, text messaging, Internet slang) ur, you're, you are

Source: wiktionary.org
  • required.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)