Definition of Duties

1. Noun. (plural of duty) ¹



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Definition of Duties

1. duty [n] - See also: duty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duties

dutchesses
dutchie
dutchier
dutchies
dutchiest
dutchman
dutchmen
dutchy
duteous
duteously
duteousness
duteplase
dutiable
dutie
dutied
duties (current term)
dutiful
dutifull
dutifuller
dutifully
dutifulness
dutifulnesses
dutiless
duts
duttonite
duty
duty-bound
duty-bound(p)
duty-free

Literary usage of Duties

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1. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1837)
"... and the oath truly and faithfully to discharge the duties of his office to the best of his knowledge and abilities, as prescribed by the act of June 1, ..."

2. The District School: Or National Education by John Orville Taylor (1835)
"THERE has been much said and written on the duties of parents ; and it is well that this subject has been so frequently and ably discussed, ..."

3. The Hope of the Great Community by Josiah Royce (1916)
"I have moral rights only in so far as I also have duties. ... This doctrine that rights and duties are correlative is an old teaching. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... shall have made a decree that this agreement may be carried out without violation of its duties as a trustee and in accordance with law and equity. ..."

5. The City Superintendent and the Board of Education by William Walter Theisen (1917)
"THE CITY SUPERINTENDENT AND THE BOARD OF EDUCATION CHAPTER I THE BOARD AND ITS duties THE purpose of this chapter is primarily to consider the duties of a ..."

6. Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"them from time to time, as they shall see cause, if they appear defective in their duties. That no searcher, during this time of visitation, be permitted to ..."

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