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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion: Do your duty to your country.
  • n. Moral obligation: acting out of duty.
  • n. The compulsion felt to meet such obligation.
  • n. A service, function, or task assigned to one, especially in the armed forces: hazardous duty.
  • n. Function or work; service: jury duty. See Synonyms at function.
  • n. A tax charged by a government, especially on imports.
  • n. The work performed by a machine under specified conditions.
  • n. A measure of efficiency expressed as the amount of work done per unit of energy used.
  • n. The total volume of water required to irrigate a given area in order to cultivate a specific crop until harvest.
  • idiom. duty bound Obliged: You are duty bound to help your little sister and brother.
  • idiom. off duty Not engaged in or responsible for assigned work.
  • idiom. on duty Engaged in or responsible for assigned work.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. That which one is morally or legally obligated to do.
  • n. A period of time spent at work or doing a particular task.
  • n. describing a workload as to its idle, working and de-energized periods.
  • n. A tax placed on imports or exports; a tariff.
  • n. One's due, something one is owed; a debt or fee.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. That which is due; payment.
  • n. That which a person is bound by moral obligation to do, or refrain from doing; that which one ought to do; service morally obligatory.
  • n. Hence, any assigned service or business
  • n. Specifically, obedience or submission due to parents and superiors.
  • n. Respect; reverence; regard; act of respect; homage.
  • n. The efficiency of an engine, especially a steam pumping engine, as measured by work done by a certain quantity of fuel; usually, the number of pounds of water lifted one foot by one bushel of coal (94 lbs. old standard), or by 1 cwt. (112 lbs., England, or 100 lbs., United States).
  • n. Tax, toll, impost, or customs; excise; any sum of money required by government to be paid on the importation, exportation, or consumption of goods.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. Obligatory service; that which ought to be done; that which one is bound by natural, moral, or legal obligation to do or perform.
  • n. The obligation to do something; the binding or obligatory force of that which is morally right: as, when duty calls, one must obey.
  • n. Due obedience; submission; compliant or obedient service.
  • n. A feeling of obligation, or an act manifesting such feeling; an expression of submissive deference or respectful consideration.
  • n. Any requisite procedure, service, business, or office; that which one ought to do; particularly, any stated service or function: as, the duties of one's station in life; to go or be on duty; the regiment did duty in Flanders.
  • n. In mech., the number of foot-pounds of work done per bushel or per hundredweight of fuel consumed: as, the duty of a steam-engine.
  • n. That which is due; an obligation; compensation; dues.
  • n. A tax or impost; excise or customs dues; the sum of money levied by a government upon certain articles, specifically on articles imported or exported: as, the stamp duty of Great Britain; the legacy duty; the duties on sugar; ad valorem and specific duties.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a government tax on imports or exports
  • n. the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force
  • n. work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
  • Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    payment    respect    reverence    regard    homage    excise   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    beauty    bootie    booty    clootie    fluty    fruity    mooty    muti    snooty    sooty   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    service    responsibility    office    position    task    power    character    activity    act    wife