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Meaning & Definition of Honor in English

English

Honor

/ɑnər/

noun

1. A tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

  • "An award for bravery"
    synonym:
  • award
  • ,
  • accolade
  • ,
  • honor
  • ,
  • honour
  • ,
  • laurels

2. The state of being honored

    synonym:
  • honor
  • ,
  • honour
  • ,
  • laurels

3. The quality of being honorable and having a good name

  • "A man of honor"
    synonym:
  • honor
  • ,
  • honour

4. A woman's virtue or chastity

    synonym:
  • honor
  • ,
  • honour
  • ,
  • purity
  • ,
  • pureness

verb

1. Bestow honor or rewards upon

  • "Today we honor our soldiers"
  • "The scout was rewarded for courageous action"
    synonym:
  • honor
  • ,
  • honour
  • ,
  • reward

2. Show respect towards

  • "Honor your parents!"
    synonym:
  • respect
  • ,
  • honor
  • ,
  • honour
  • ,
  • abide by
  • ,
  • observe

3. Accept as pay

  • "We honor checks and drafts"
    synonym:
  • honor
  • ,
  • honour

Examples of using

It's a great honor to finally meet you.
Would you give me the honor of letting me carry you in my arms?
It's an honor to meet you.