Definition of honor :
1. A cause of respect and fame; a glory; an excellency; an ornament; as, he is an honor to his nation.
2. 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.
3. A seigniory or lordship held of the king, on which other lordships and manors depended.
4. A title applied to the holders of certain honorable civil offices, or to persons of rank; as, His the Mayor. See Note under Honorable.
5. 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.
6. Academic or university prizes or distinctions; as, honors in classics.
7. Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration; reverence; veneration; manifestation of respect or reverence.
8. Fame; reputation; credit.
9. That to which esteem or consideration is paid; distinguished position; high rank.
10. 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.
11. The ace, king, queen, and jack of trumps. The ten and nine are sometimes called Dutch honors.
12. To accept and pay when due; as, to honora bill of exchange.
13. 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.
14. 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.
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justice (part of speech: noun)
respectability (part of speech: noun)
honesty, unimpeachability, creditability, morality, law-abidingness, saintliness, goodness, estimableness, righteousness, angelicness, respectability, nobility, purity, blamelessness, worthiness, upstandingness, right-mindedness, virtuousness, probity, forthrightness, fairness, trueness, irreproachability
virtue (part of speech: noun)
respect (part of speech: verb)
disgrace, reputation, confidence, attention, regard, admiration, fealty, consideration, faith, laurel, wreath, repute, trust, deference, exaltation, elevation, veneration, credit, admire, tribute, renown, revere, approbation, apotheosis, aggrandizement, respect, recognition, adulation, defer, esteem, account, reverence, good report, opprobrium, homage, worship, adoration
celebration (part of speech: noun)
feast, merry-making, inauguration, acclamation, elation, jubilation, commemoration, glorification, exultation, joy, ovation, glee, rejoicing, observance, celebration, jubilee, festivity, memorialization, carousal, ritual, revelry, proclamation, spree, holiday, commencement, ceremony, convocation, remembrance
celebrate (part of speech: verb)
cheer, commemorate, party, frolic, fete, hail, carouse, inaugurate, jubilate, rejoice, venerate, laud, exult, proclaim, make merry, glorify, solemnize, enjoy, memorialize, praise, revel, salute, trumpet, observe, acclaim, hallow, celebrate
title (part of speech: noun)
pride (part of speech: verb)
reward (part of speech: verb)
- " Yes, your honor, they often speak so loud that any one may hear them. - "Victor Ollnee's Discipline", Hamlin Garland.
- Both the nurse and the physician had won many friends in their years of hospital service, and now all seemed anxious to show honor to these two who had helped to add length and comfort to their lives. - "Polly of the Hospital Staff", Emma C. Dowd.
- But it is some one Professor Edwards seems to honor, for he is beside her turning the music. - "Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale", Ida Glenwood.