DUTY MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Duty Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Respect; reverence; regard; act of respect; homage.
  2. (n.) Specifically, obedience or submission due to parents and superiors.
  3. (n.) Hence, any assigned service or business; as, the duties of a policeman, or a soldier; to be on duty.
  4. (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.
  5. (n.) That which is due; payment.
  6. (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.
  7. (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).


Synonyms:
Obligation, Responsibility, Tariff,

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