overdue definition

  • adjective:
    • Being delinquent when because of: an overdue costs.
    • Coming or showing up following the scheduled or expected time: an overdue train.
    • anticipated or required but not yet having come about.
    • Being something that should have taken place earlier in the day. See Synonyms at tardy.
    • Late; specifically, past a deadline or too-late to fulfill a need.
    • because of and more than because of; delayed beyond the appropriate time of arrival, repayment, return, etc.
    • past-due; maybe not compensated during the planned time
  • others:
    • Delayed or with-held beyond the most common or assigned time: as, an overdue ship.
    • Unpaid at that time assigned or decided on: as, an overdue costs.

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