The social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force:
— We must instill a sense of duty in our children.
— Every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
Roget 926: duty, what ought to be done, moral obligation, accountableness†, liability, onus, responsibility; bounden duty, imperative duty; call, call of duty; accountability. allegiance, ... show more
Dutch: plicht, verantwoordelijkheid
Polish: ciężar, obowiązek, powinność
Work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons.
Dutch: taks, van dienst, dienst, weekdienst
A government tax on imports or exports.
Moby thesaurus: Mass, VAT, accountability, active service, ad valorem duty, admiration, adoration, alcohol tax, allegiance, amenability, amusement tax, answerability, apotheosis, appreciation, approbation, approval, assessment, assessment on default, assignment, awe ... show more.
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