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1 honor (US) noun
or British honour /ˈɑːnɚ/
plural honors
1 honor (US)
noun
or British honour /ˈɑːnɚ/
plural honors
Learner's definition of HONOR
[noncount] : respect that is given to someone who is admired
[noncount]
: good reputation : good quality or character as judged by other people
: high moral standards of behavior
[singular] formal
: a special opportunity to do something that makes you proud usually + of
: something that shows that other people have respect for you
[count] : something (such as a title or medal) that is given to a person as a sign of respect and admiration
see also medal of honor
[singular] : an admired person who is a source of pride and respect for the other members of a group, organization, etc. used in the phrase an honor to
Honor [count] used as a title for a judge or mayor
honors [plural]
: special credit or recognition given to students who have successfully done work at a high level
: a special course of study for students who want to take classes at a high level

do the honors

: to do the actions performed by a host or hostess

lap of honour

see 3lap

on your honor

formal
used to say that you promise to do something

word of honor

see 1word
see also maid of honor
2 honor (US) verb
or British honour /ˈɑːnɚ/
honors; honored; honoring
2 honor (US)
verb
or British honour /ˈɑːnɚ/
honors; honored; honoring
Learner's definition of HONOR
[+ object]
: to regard or treat (someone) with respect and admiration : to show or give honor to (someone)
: to show admiration for (someone or something) in a public way : to give a public honor to (someone or something)
: to do what is required by (something, such as a promise or a contract)
: to accept (something) as payment
: to repay (a debt)

— honored

adjective
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