overdue adj

bill n

English expressions. 2014.

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  • overdue — I adjective behind time, belated, debitus, delayed, delinquent, due, in arrears, late, long delayed, more than due, not on time, outstanding, past due, past the time for payment, remiss, tardy, unpaid, untimely II index back (in …   Law dictionary

  • overdue — (adj.) past the due date, 1845 of bills, 1890 of library books, 1970 of menstrual periods, from OVER (Cf. over) + DUE (Cf. due) (adj.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • overdue — [adj] late, behind schedule behindhand, behind time, belated, delinquent, due, held up*, hung up*, jammed*, long delayed, mature, not punctual, outstanding, owing, payable, tardy, unpaid, unpunctual, unsettled; concepts 334,548,799 Ant. early,… …   New thesaurus

  • overdue — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ long ▪ These reforms are long overdue. PREPOSITION …   Collocations dictionary

  • overdue — [ō΄vər do͞o′, ō΄vərdyo͞o′] adj. 1. past the time for payment 2. delayed in arrival or occurrence beyond the time set or anticipated 3. that should have come about sooner [overdue reforms] …   English World dictionary

  • overdue — adj. late, tardy; payable, due; past due …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overdue — adj 1. past due, late, tardy, behind, behindhand, behind time or schedule, not on time, unpunctual, slow; delayed, belated. 2. unpaid, payable, owed, outstanding, unsettled; in arrears, back …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • overdue — adj. 1 past the time when due or ready. 2 not yet paid, arrived, born, etc., though after the expected time. 3 (of a library book etc.) retained longer than the period allowed …   Useful english dictionary

  • overdue — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)dju͟ː, du͟ː[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you say that a change or an event is overdue, you mean that you think it should have happened before now. This debate is long overdue... I ll go home and pay an overdue visit to my… …   English dictionary

  • overdue — o|ver|due [ˌəuvəˈdju: US ˌouvərˈdu:] adj 1.) not done, paid, returned etc by the time expected ▪ an overdue gas bill ▪ The library books are overdue. ▪ The baby was a week overdue (=it was expected to be born a week ago) . 2.) something that is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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