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Honor (IPA: /ˈɑnɝ/)


Honor (n.)

Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration; reverence; veneration; manifestation of respect or reverence.

Honor (n.)

That which rightfully attracts esteem, respect, or consideration; self-respect; dignity; courage; fidelity; especially, excellence of character; high moral worth; virtue; nobleness; specif., in men, integrity; uprightness; trustworthness; in women, purity; chastity.

Honor (n.)

A nice sense of what is right, just, and true, with course of life correspondent thereto; strict conformity to the duty imposed by conscience, position, or privilege.

Honor (n.)

That to which esteem or consideration is paid; distinguished position; high rank.

Honor (n.)

Fame; reputation; credit.

Honor (n.)

A token of esteem paid to worth; a mark of respect; a ceremonial sign of consideration; as, he wore an honor on his breast; military honors; civil honors.

Honor (n.)

A cause of respect and fame; a glory; an excellency; an ornament; as, he is an honor to his nation.

Honor (n.)

A title applied to the holders of certain honorable civil offices, or to persons of rank; as, His Honor the Mayor. See Note under Honorable.

Honor (n.)

A seigniory or lordship held of the king, on which other lordships and manors depended.

Honor (n.)

Academic or university prizes or distinctions; as, honors in classics.

Honor (n.)

The ace, king, queen, and jack of trumps. The ten and nine are sometimes called Dutch honors.

Honor (n.)

To regard or treat with honor, esteem, or respect; to revere; to treat with deference and submission; when used of the Supreme Being, to reverence; to adore; to worship.

Honor (n.)

To dignify; to raise to distinction or notice; to bestow honor upon; to elevate in rank or station; to ennoble; to exalt; to glorify; hence, to do something to honor; to treat in a complimentary manner or with civility.

Honor (n.)

To accept and pay when due; as, to honora bill of exchange.

Honor

Abstract concept entailing a perceived quality of worthiness and respectability

Honor

Hungarian economic historical term

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2006 film by David Worth

Honor (Last Name / Surname)

Honor is the #34,272 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 662 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A battle with me is a greater honor than you deserve!" - Advance Wars

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A cup of wine to honor the one true god." - Last words in Game of Thrones media

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A favor well bestowed is almost as great an honor to him who confers it as to him who receives it." - Richard Steele

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A pious mind / Places honor above wealth - Rembrandt, Amsterdam 1634" - Rembrandt

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A truly American sentiment recognises the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil." - Work


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