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


The bill is over-due; everything is in order, it would be vain to resist.

"The train is over-due," she said, with a glance at the clock.

Another time he undertook to look for a man who was over-due at the post and was expected to come by a trail near the lake shore.

Letter above is written primarily to get a check for the over-due account and incidentally to get another order.

In the rush of orders you probably have overlooked the fact that your account with us is three weeks over-due.

Write a tactful letter, saying that you will hold back the order until you receive a check to pay the over-due account.

The train proved to be over-due by three minutes, and the knowledge brought an added qualm of apprehension.

This seemed a happy thought, for he sat beaming at the old box-car until the whistle announced the over-due local.