Definition for honor

noun as in praise, award

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Venture capitalist Mike Speiser, one of the earliest backers, came up with the company name in honor of the team’s love of skiing.

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“If we lose our reputation for honoring the promises we make, we will have lost something beyond price that may never be regained,” former Tory Prime Minister John Major said.

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Over the past five years, work edited by Weber has won virtually every significant honor in journalism.

I am proud to represent Africa, Côte d’Ivoire and to honor my ancestors.

It’s a reminder that when the pressure is on, it is an honor to compete for such high stakes.

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These days, to be featured by Travel Noire on Instagram is like a badge of honor for many black millennial travelers.

In honor of her big year, here are some little-known facts about the songstress, courtesy of BuzzFeed.

One of the honor guard approached with slow, measured steps and presented the flag to a uniformed captain.

Then I was the December Penthouse Pet, which is a huge honor.

Even the queen saw fit to honor him with the Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace in 2008.

Gourges fitted out three vessels and 150 soldiers at his own expense to revenge their death, and repair the honor of his nation.

I thank you, General, but General Blair has just done me the great honor of appointing me on his staff.

It is advisable for the honor and respect of your Majesty, to put a stop to as much as possible.

She knew that the man's honor, his respect for his race and their struggle had brought him to commit the sacrifice.

High-minded and possessing a keen sense of honor himself, he had an instinctive aversion to anything mean or low in others.


On this page you'll find 401 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to honor, such as: attention, celebration, confidence, credit, dignity, and distinction.

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