Synonyms of duty in English:

duty


See definition of duty

noun

1‘she was free of any binding love or duty’

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responsibility, obligation, commitment, obedience, allegiance, loyalty, faithfulness, fidelity, respect, deference, reverence, homage
historical fealty

2‘it was his duty to attend the king’

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job, task, chore, assignment, commission, mission, function, charge, part, place, role, concern, requirement, responsibility, obligation
work, burden, onus
British informal pigeon
dated office

3‘the duty was raised on alcohol and tobacco’

SYNONYMS
tax, levy, tariff, excise, toll, fee, imposition, impost, exaction, tithe, payment, rate
customs, dues
rare mulct

Phrases

    off duty

    ‘he helped at the hospital even when he was off duty’


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    on duty

    ‘the night security man was on duty’


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    informal