Definition of Honour in English :

Define Honour in English

Honour meaning in English

Meaning of Honour in English

Pronunciation of Honour in English

Honour pronunciation in English

Pronounce Honour in English

Honour

see synonyms of honour

Noun

1. honor, honour, laurels

the state of being honored

2. accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels

a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

Example Sentences:
'an award for bravery'

3. honor, honour

the quality of being honorable and having a good name

Example Sentences:
'a man of honor'

4. honor, honour, pureness, purity

a woman's virtue or chastity

Verb

5. honor, honour, reward

bestow honor or rewards upon

Example Sentences:
'Today we honor our soldiers'
'The scout was rewarded for courageous action'

6. abide by, honor, honour, observe, respect

show respect towards

Example Sentences:
'honor your parents!'

7. honor, honour

accept as pay

Example Sentences:
'we honor checks and drafts'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Honour

see synonyms of honour
noun
1. 
personal integrity; allegiance to moral principles
2. 
a. 
fame or glory
b. 
a person or thing that wins this for another
he is an honour to the school
3. (often plural)
great respect, regard, esteem, etc, or an outward sign of this
4. (often plural)
high or noble rank
5. 
a privilege or pleasure
it is an honour to serve you
6. 
a woman's virtue or chastity
7. 
a. bridge, poker
any of the top five cards in a suit or any of the four aces at no trumps
b. whist
any of the top four cards
8. golf
the right to tee off first
9.  do honour to
10.  do the honours
11.  honour bright
12.  in honour bound
13.  in honour of
14.  on one's honour
verb (transitive)
15. 
to hold in respect or esteem
16. 
to show courteous behaviour towards
17. 
to worship
18. 
to confer a distinction upon
19. 
to accept and then pay when due (a cheque, draft, etc)
20. 
to keep (one's promise); fulfil (a previous agreement)
21. 
to bow or curtsy to (one's dancing partner)
noun
(preceded by Your, His, or Her)
a. 
a title used to or of certain judges
b. 
(in Ireland) a form of address in general use

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Honour

see synonyms of honour
noun, verb transitive, adjective
British
honor

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Honour

see synonyms of honour
n. & v.
Chiefly British
Variant of honor.

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