definition 1: supposed to arrive; awaited; expected.
example: He’s due back any minute, so please wait.
example: I’ll have to finish the report tonight because it’s due tomorrow.
definition 2: caused by (followed by “to”).
example: The accident was due to his carelessness.
example: The game was canceled due to the bad weather.
definition 3: deserved; appropriate; fitting.
example: They treated their parents with due respect.
example: She should have given him due credit for his idea.
example: The electric company has to give you due warning if they’re going to shut off the electricity.
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