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Synonyms for honor
ˈɒn ər

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:

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

How to pronounce honor?

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Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say honor in sign language?

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How to use honor in a sentence?

  1. Rahm Emanuel:

    When I came on this job, I came on with my honor, my integrity, and my reputation, if someone accused me of doing anything that would circumvent that then I would want my day in court to clear my name.

  2. Douglas MacArthur:

    The Long Gray Line has never failed us, were you to do so, a million ghosts in olive drab, in brown khaki, in blue and gray, would rise from their white crosses, thundering those magic words :' Duty, honor, country.'.

  3. Magaga Pataxo:

    It's great to honor Indigenous Games, but you can't ignore the problems, especially when it comes to land. We are going to make sure they aren't ignored.

  4. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein:

    Justice will be done, it may not be immediate, but hopefully as we go through the transition from total impunity to justice being realized, we will honor the victims and the kin of the victims.

  5. Hamza Nmeie:

    They have no honor. They just want money.


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