What are some alternative words for honor?

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?

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

How to say honor in sign language?

  1. honor

How to use honor in a sentence?

  1. Tom Zegan:

    When I was in High School the closest I had ever been to being on the Honor Roll was Yes your Honor and No your Honor.

  2. Grover Cleveland:

    Honor lies in honest toil.

  3. Natalie Portman:

    I am deeply touched and humbled by this honor, i am proud of my Israeli roots and Jewish heritage ; they are crucial parts of who I am. It is such a privilege to be counted among the outstanding Laureates whom I admire so much.

  4. Thomas Hardy:

    Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.

  5. Jill Scott Song:

    The Lady of Soul honor means a lot, it's the culmination of 15 years of giving my heart and energy to an audience that appreciates it. It's a real privilege to still be able to tap into people's hearts and have ourselves look at ourselves. And for it to come from such a great legacy... This is Soul Train; this is what brought soul music into America's houses.


Translations for honor

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for honor »

Translation

Find a translation for the honor synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of honor

  1. honor
    honor
    honor
    honor
    honor

Discuss these honor synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"honor." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 31 Mar. 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/honor>.

Are we missing a good synonym for honor?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for honor:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.