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duty

synonym (synonym of duty)

  • (noun)
    Etymologically, duty is that which is owed or due; obligation, that to or by which one is bound; right, that which is correct, straight, or in the dir more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a government tax on imports or exports (noun.possession)
     

hypernym (duty IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a government tax on imports or exports (noun.possession)
    a tax levied on goods or services rather than on persons or organizations (noun.possession)
     
  • the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force (noun.act)
    control exerted (actively or passively) by group action (noun.act)
     
  • work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons (noun.act)
    activity directed toward making or doing something (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF duty relation)

  • a government tax on imports or exports (noun.possession)
    money collected under a tariff (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a tax on various goods brought into a town (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a tariff imposed to raise revenue (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a tariff imposed to protect domestic firms from import competition (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a duty imposed on imports (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a duty imposed on exports (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a duty imposed to offset subsidies by foreign governments (noun.possession)
     
  • the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force (noun.act)
    the responsibility to do something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the responsibility of a guardian or keeper (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an obligation arising out of considerations of right and wrong (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the obligation of those of high rank to be honorable and generous (often used ironically) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the duty of proving a disputed charge (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the responsibilities of a citizen (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    duty of a child to its parents (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    some duty that is essential and urgent (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a duty that is incumbent upon you (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    acts which the law requires be done or forborne (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    all that is normally required in some area of responsibility (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the supposed responsibility of the white race to provide care for their non-white subjects (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    something that is required in advance (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    required activity (noun.cognition)
     
  • work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons (noun.act)
    a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces) (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from duty)

  • a government tax on imports or exports (noun.possession)
    charge a tariff (verb.possession)
     
  • the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force (noun.act)
    force somebody to do something (verb.social)
     
  • work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons (noun.act)
    willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect (adj.all)
     
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