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Synonyms for honor
ˈɒn ərhon·or

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Wiktionary

  1. honornoun

    Synonyms:
    chivalry, gentlemanliness, glory

  2. honornoun

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

    Synonyms:
    chivalry, gentlemanliness, glory

  3. honornoun

    To conform to, abide by, act in accordance with (an agreement, request, or the like).

    The crowds gave the returning general much honor and praise.

    Synonyms:
    gentlemanliness, glory, chivalry

  4. honornoun

    To bestow an honor on a person

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

    Synonyms:
    gentlemanliness, glory, chivalry

  5. honornoun

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

    Synonyms:
    gentlemanliness, glory, chivalry

  6. honornoun

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

    Synonyms:
    glory, chivalry, gentlemanliness

  7. honornoun

    The privilege of playing first from the tee in golf.

    I'll let you have the honors, Bobgo 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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. award, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsnoun

    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, laurelsnoun

    the state of being honored

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

    Antonyms:
    dishonor, dishonour, attaint, shame, disgrace

  3. honor, honournoun

    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, purenessverb

    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, rewardverb

    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, observeverb

    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, honourverb

    accept as pay

    "we honor checks and drafts"

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

    Antonyms:
    dishonor, dishonour, shame, disgrace, attaint

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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. honornoun

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

  2. honornoun

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

  3. honornoun

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

  4. honornoun

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

  5. honornoun

    Synonyms:
    nice sense of right or justice

  6. honornoun

    Synonyms:
    ornament, boast

  7. honorverb

    Synonyms:
    dignify, exalt, glorify, raise to distinction

  8. honorverb

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

  9. honorverb

    Synonyms:
    commemorate, celebrate, observe, keep

  10. honorverb

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

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How to use honor in a sentence?

  1. Hussein Derbo:

    It is our land and our honor. They (Islamic State) stole our dignity. We want to get it back.

  2. Channing Phillips:

    This case demonstrates that US government employees will be held accountable for failing to honor the trust placed in them when they take on such sensitive assignments.

  3. President Caner:

    If Nike chooses to apologize to our troops and to our law enforcement officers, then - and only then - will TMU reconsider their brand, in the meanwhile, let us honor true heroes, those who protect us daily, some even sacrificing their own lives. They are the true heroes.

  4. State John Kerry:

    The United States joins with Secretary General Almagro and others in the international community in calling on the Venezuelan government to release political prisoners, respect freedom of expression and assembly, alleviate shortages of food and medicine, and honor its own constitutional mechanisms, including a fair and timely recall referendum.

  5. Bruce Dern:

    Noah [ Baumbach ] wrote a movie about love, and about breaching divisions in the name and in the honor of family and home and hopefully for all of us in the name of our planet.


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