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Synonyms for honor
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This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term honor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels(noun)

    a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

    "an award for bravery"

    Synonyms:
    prize, purity, awarding, laurels, award, honour, accolade, pureness

    Antonyms:
    dishonor, dishonour, attaint, shame, disgrace

  2. honor, honour, laurels(noun)

    the state of being honored

    Synonyms:
    purity, award, accolade, honour, pureness, laurels

    Antonyms:
    dishonor, dishonour, attaint, shame, disgrace

  3. honor, honour(noun)

    the quality of being honorable and having a good name

    "a man of honor"

    Synonyms:
    purity, award, accolade, honour, pureness, laurels

    Antonyms:
    dishonor, dishonour, shame, disgrace, attaint

  4. honor, honour, purity, pureness(verb)

    a woman's virtue or chastity

    Synonyms:
    purity, laurels, award, whiteness, sinlessness, honour, innocence, accolade, pureness

    Antonyms:
    dishonour, dishonor, shame, disgrace, attaint

  5. honor, honour, reward(verb)

    bestow honor or rewards upon

    "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action"

    Synonyms:
    reinforce, observe, repay, respect, reward, honour, abide by, pay back

    Antonyms:
    dishonor, dishonour, disgrace, attaint, shame

  6. respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe(verb)

    show respect towards

    "honor your parents!"

    Synonyms:
    value, note, notice, watch over, comply, keep, mention, watch, detect, respect, esteem, observe, abide by, prize, follow, reward, honour, maintain, discover, find, prise, celebrate, remark, take note, keep an eye on

    Antonyms:
    dishonor, dishonour, shame, disgrace, attaint

  7. honor, honour(verb)

    accept as pay

    "we honor checks and drafts"

    Synonyms:
    respect, observe, abide by, honour, reward

    Antonyms:
    dishonor, dishonour, shame, disgrace, attaint

Wiktionary

  1. honor(noun)

    Synonyms:
    glory, chivalry, gentlemanliness

  2. honor(noun)

    The state of being morally upright, honest, noble, virtuous, and magnanimous; the perception of such a state.

    Synonyms:
    chivalry, gentlemanliness, glory

  3. honor(noun)

    Veneration of someone, usually for being morally upright and/or competent.

    The crowds gave the returning general much honor and praise.

    Synonyms:
    gentlemanliness, chivalry, glory

  4. honor(noun)

    A prize or award.

    Audie Murphy received many honors, such as the Distinguished Service Cross.

    Synonyms:
    gentlemanliness, glory, chivalry

  5. honor(noun)

    The center point of the upper half of an armorial escutcheon.

    Synonyms:
    chivalry, glory, gentlemanliness

  6. honor(noun)

    An ace, king, queen, jack, or ten especially of the trump suit in bridge.

    Synonyms:
    glory, chivalry, gentlemanliness

  7. honor(noun)

    The privilege of playing first from the tee in golf.

    I'll let you have the honors, Bob\uE000129595go ahead.

    Synonyms:
    gentlemanliness, glory, chivalry

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. honor

    In the old sense of wonder, admire is practically obsolete; the word now expresses a delight and approval, in which the element of wonder unconsciously mingles. We admire beauty in nature and art, delight in the innocent happiness of children, enjoy books or society, a walk or a dinner. We approve what is excellent, applaud heroic deeds, esteem the good, love our friends. We honor and respect noble character wherever found; we revere and venerate it in the aged. We extol the goodness and adore the majesty and power of God.

    Synonyms:
    admire, adore, applaud, approve, delight in, enjoy, esteem, esteem, extol, love, respect, revere, venerate, wonder

    Antonyms:
    abhor, abominate, contemn, despise, detest, dislike, execrate, hate, ridicule, scorn

    Preposition:
    Admire at may still very rarely be found in the old sense of wonder at.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. honor

    Synonyms:
    respect, reverence, nobility, dignity, eminence, reputation, fame, high-mindedness, spirit, selfrespect, renown, grandeur, esteem

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, contempt, irreverence, slight, obscurity, degradation, disgrace, abasement, demoralization, cowardice, dishonor, infamy

Editors Contribution

  1. dignity

    Submitted by davidb on March 14, 2019  
  2. gratitude

    high respect; esteem.

    "his portrait hangs in the place of honor"

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. honor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    reputation, repute, fame, consideration, esteem, credit, glory, good name

  2. honor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dignity, distinction, elevation, high rank, distinguished position

  3. honor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    veneration, reverence, respect, homage, deference, civility

  4. honor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    integrity, probity, honesty, magnanimity, high-mindedness, nobleness of mind, manly virtue

  5. honor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    nice sense of right or justice

  6. honor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ornament, boast

  7. honor(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    dignify, exalt, glorify, raise to distinction

  8. honor(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    reverence, revere, venerate, respect, pay respect to, pay deference to, render honor to

  9. honor(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    commemorate, celebrate, observe, keep

  10. honor(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Com.) accept and pay (a draft)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. honor(n)

    Synonyms:
    respect, esteem, veneration, reverence, deference, homage, probity, integrity, magnanimity, uprightness, chastity, decency, virtue, modesty, eminence, distinction, fame, glory, excellency, pride

    Antonyms:
    dishonor, disesteem, irreverence, improbity, disrepute, reproach

  2. honor(v)

    Synonyms:
    esteem, respect, revere, reverence, venerate, dignify, exalt, elevate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "honor":

    honour, 'honneur, honorary, honoured, honors, honours, honouring, privilege, transmit, glory, credit, lordship

How to pronounce honor?

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How to say honor in sign language?

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How to use honor in a sentence?

  1. Regina King:

    Whether you like it or not, when youve decided to take on this career choice to be a part of the thespian community if you have some success in it, you do have a platform, Regina King said. And I love being a Black woman. I loved being a Black girl. I love being American and its important that people see all of those things together. LOUISVILLE AGREES TO $ 12M SETTLEMENT WITH BREONNA TAYLORS FAMILY, PLEDGES POLICE REFORM Added the If Beale Street Could Talk actress : When you have the platform to celebrate that, when you have the platform to remind those that tend to look past Black girls, Black women and you have the opportunity to celebrate, Im repeating myself, but I will do it a million times over you take it, you seize it. And so when I saw my sister Uzo [ Aduba ] had on the same shirt, it just was a confirmation that this was right. Regina King told reporters that accepting Regina King Emmy win from the confines of her home gave her more jitters than she would have on stageand lamented the fact that Regina King couldnt share the honor with Regina King cast and crew. Regina King. ( ABC via Getty Images) I think my nerves are more jittery here at home.

  2. Samantha Hoover:

    I want to take more AP (advanced placement) courses in school in my junior and senior years in math and science. being here is just an honor.

  3. Bill Clinton:

    It is a good way to remember our veterans and particularly those who gave their lives or were grievously injured, this is a way of demonstrating that they are not forgotten and we are going to continue doing everything we can to make sure we honor their sacrifice and commitment.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    Let us pray that the names of the persecuted always live on our lips and their courage carried through our actions. And let us pray that we honor the spark and divinity in them and in all people including ourselves and that we treat everyone with dignity and respect.

  5. Brad Pitt:

    I think he’s smarter than I am. He’s not going to step in the same potholes, the industry has changed. It’s like the kind of film has changed. If you want to make substantial stories and things that are profound and mean something you kind of have to delve into the independent realm... He called Hacksaw Ridge a big independent film, noting that the film is not even that huge a budget or anything. Andrew Garfield plays Desmond T. Doss, a United States Army corporal and combat medic during WWII who won a Congressional Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms. Mel Gibson said bold men like Doss exist in the world today. MORE : Mel Gibson to be honored.


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