Definitions of duty
n. - That which is due; payment. 2
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. 2
n. - Hence, any assigned service or business; as, the duties of a policeman, or a soldier; to be on duty. 2
n. - Specifically, obedience or submission due to parents and superiors. 2
n. - Respect; reverence; regard; act of respect; homage. 2
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). 2
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. 2
The word "duty" uses 4 letters: D T U Y.
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