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1. honour

noun. ['ˈɑːnɝ'] the state of being honored.

Synonyms

  • repute
  • glory
  • honor
  • renown
  • reputation
  • standing
  • glorification
  • esteem
  • respect
  • regard
  • celebrity
  • fame

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • disrepute
  • infamy
  • mild

Etymology

  • honour (Anglo-Norman)

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2. honour

noun. ['ˈɑːnɝ'] a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction.

Synonyms

  • letter
  • varsity letter
  • Nobel prize
  • Prix de Rome
  • ribbon
  • medallion
  • accolade
  • aliyah
  • medal
  • Emmy
  • honor
  • Academy Award
  • award
  • prize
  • seal
  • academic degree
  • degree
  • citation
  • palm
  • seal of approval
  • cachet
  • symbol
  • honorable mention
  • pennant
  • laurel wreath
  • Oscar
  • mention
  • trophy
  • commendation
  • crown
  • Prix Goncourt
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • intense
  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low

Etymology

  • honour (Anglo-Norman)

3. honour

verb. ['ˈɑːnɝ'] bestow honor or rewards upon.

Synonyms

  • decorate
  • ennoble
  • toast
  • wassail
  • recognise
  • dignify
  • recognize
  • salute
  • reward
  • drink
  • pledge

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • disreputable
  • reputable
  • ugliness

Etymology

  • honour (Anglo-Norman)

4. honour

noun. ['ˈɑːnɝ'] the quality of being honorable and having a good name.

Synonyms

  • righteousness

Antonyms

  • unrighteousness
  • unseal

Etymology

  • honour (Anglo-Norman)

5. honour

verb. ['ˈɑːnɝ'] show respect towards.

Synonyms

  • lionize
  • abide by
  • honor
  • tolerate
  • accept
  • respect
  • lionise
  • observe

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • disapprobation
  • divest
  • uncover

Etymology

  • honour (Anglo-Norman)

6. honour

noun. ['ˈɑːnɝ'] a woman's virtue or chastity.

Synonyms

  • virtue
  • chastity
  • sexual morality
  • pureness
  • purity

Antonyms

  • close
  • stiffen
  • inferior
  • open

Etymology

  • honour (Anglo-Norman)

7. honour

verb. ['ˈɑːnɝ'] accept as pay.

Synonyms

  • honor
  • accept
  • take

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • high
  • disapproval
  • discouragement

Etymology

  • honour (Anglo-Norman)

Sentences with honour


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you feel the guest of honour can handle that, then this kind of party is fun to plan and attend.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
She will then acknowledge the parents, who will speak aloud prayers, give thanks for their child, and make offerings to the gods they honour.

3. Verb, base form
Try not to worry too much about getting it all right; simply honour your intentions and do your best--there is no right or wrong way to do the ritual.

4. Adjective
Just ensure the guest of honour thinks it's funny, too, or the party may be over before it gets started!

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