Synonyms for honor
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The state of being morally upright, honest, noble, virtuous, and magnanimous; the perception of such a state.
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.
To bestow an honor on a person
Audie Murphy received many honors, such as the Distinguished Service Cross.
The center point of the upper half of an armorial escutcheon.
An ace, king, queen, jack, or ten especially of the trump suit in bridge.
The privilege of playing first from the tee in golf.
I'll let you have the honors, Bobgo ahead.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Admire at may still very rarely be found in the old sense of wonder at.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
award, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsnoun
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
"an award for bravery"
honor, honour, laurelsnoun
the state of being honored
the quality of being honorable and having a good name
"a man of honor"
honor, honour, purity, purenessverb
a woman's virtue or chastity
honor, honour, rewardverb
bestow honor or rewards upon
"Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action"
respect, honor, honour, abide by, observeverb
show respect towards
"honor your parents!"
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
accept as pay
"we honor checks and drafts"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
nice sense of right or justice
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
respect, esteem, veneration, reverence, deference, homage, probity, integrity, magnanimity, uprightness, chastity, decency, virtue, modesty, eminence, distinction, fame, glory, excellency, pride
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How to use honor in a sentence?
It is our land and our honor. They (Islamic State) stole our dignity. We want to get it back.
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.
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.
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.
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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