Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section IV. Moral Affections
1. Moral Obligations
DUENESS, right, droit [law], due, privilege, prerogative, prescription, title, claim, pretension, demand, birthright.
immunity, license, liberty, franchise; vested -interest, - right.
SANCTION, authority, warranty [law], charter, licitness, warrant (permission) [See Permission]; constitution (law) [See Legality]; tenure; bond (security) [See Security].
DESERTS, merits, dues; all that is coming to one [colloq.].
CLAIMANT, appellant; plaintiff [See Accusation].
BE DUE TO &c. adj.; be the due of &c. n.; have -right, - title, - claim- to; be entitled to; have a claim upon; belong to (property) [See Property].
deserve, merit, be worthy of, richly deserve.
DEMAND, claim; call upon one for, come upon one for, appeal to for; revendicate [rare], revindicate, reclaim; exact; insist -on, - upon; challenge; take ones stand, make a point of, require, lay claim to; assert, assume, arrogate.
make good; substantiate; vindicate a -claim, - right; fit -, qualify- for; make out a case.
use a right, assert, enforce, put in force, lay under contribution.
ENTITLE; give or confer a right; authorize [See Permission]; sanction, sanctify, legalize, ordain, prescribe, allot.
give every one his due [See Right]; pay ones dues; have ones -due, - rights; stand upon ones rights.
HAVING A RIGHT TO &c. v.; entitled to; claiming; deserving, meriting, worthy of.
privileged, allowed, sanctioned, warranted, authorized; ordained, prescribed, constitutional, chartered, enfranchised.
prescriptive, presumptive, absolute, indefeasible, unalienable, inalienable, imprescriptible, inviolable, unimpeachable, unchallenged; sacrosanct.
due to, merited, deserved, condign [archaic, except of punishment], richly deserved.
RIGHT, fit, fitting, correct, proper, meet, befitting, becoming, seemly; decorous; creditable, up to the mark, right as a trivet; just -, quite- the thing; selon les règles [F.]; square, unexceptionable, equitable [See Right]; due, en règle [F.].
LAWFUL, licit, legitimate, legal; legalized (law) [See Legality]; allowable (permitted) [See Permission].
DULY; as is -right, - fitting, - just; unexceptionably; ex officio [L.], de jure [L.]; by right, by divine right; jure divino [L.], Dei gratiâ [L.], in the name of.
Civis Romanus sum.Cicero
À chaque saint sa chandelle.
Render to Cæsar the things that are Cæsars.Bible