Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DUTIES

Their first act is to lower the duties on the importation of foreign cattle!

We have duties to others and duties to ourselves; and we can shirk neither.

The office has come to me unsought; I commence its duties untrammeled.

It was simply as to the amount of relaxation the country could bear in the duties.

The duties were to be reduced and the system improved, but the principle was to be maintained.

In performing the duties of my office, I need the help and prayers of every one of you.

Do you mean my particular seat, the clerks, or the duties, or all combined?

You think of other duties you have undertaken, and wonder who will carry them through.

Might not the duties of some callings be incompatible with marriage?

Then of course to the duties of a wife belong the claims Society has upon her as a wife.