Definición de honourable en inglés:


Saltos de línea: hon¦our|able
Pronunciación: /ˈɒn(ə)rəb(ə)l
(US honorable)


1Bringing or deserving honour: this is the only honourable course a decent and honourable man
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • By resigning she did the honourable thing and deserves credit for that.
  • Her husband followed later after completing a long and honourable career in the airline business.
  • They told the 66-year-old that the honourable course of action would be to resign.
morally correct, honest, moral, ethical, principled, righteous, right-minded, full of integrity; decent, respected, respectable, venerable, virtuous, good, upstanding, upright, worthy, noble, high-principled, fair, just, truthful, trustworthy, trusty, law-abiding, incorruptible, reliable, reputable, dependable, faithfulillustrious, distinguished, eminent, great, admirable, glorious, prestigious, noble, notable, creditable, renowned, esteemed
1.1 formal or humorous (Of the intentions of a man courting a woman) directed towards marriage: the young man’s intentions had been honourable
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I was beginning to feel all tingly as he gazed into the limpid pool of my eyes and professed his honorable intentions.
  • I went home with this girl once and her father asked, ‘Are your intentions honourable or dishonourable?’
  • He couldn't risk having her think his intentions were less than honorable.
2 (Honourable) Used as a title for certain high officials, the children of certain ranks of the nobility, and MPs: the Honourable Alan Simpson, US Senator
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The Rt. Honourable Bernard Edward Barnaby Fitz-Patrick was born at Lisduff House, Errill on April 28, 1848.
  • His next greeting was to the Honourable Jimmy Carter, President of the United States of America.
  • The Honorable William H. Pryor Jr. served as the Attorney General of the State of Alabama from 1997-2004.


Middle English: via Old French from Latin honorabilis, from honor 'honour'.



Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His fundamental kindness and honorableness have always impressed me.
  • First, the honourableness with which the minister is facing the issue should be an object lesson to public men everywhere.
  • He should really stop talking about the honorableness of public officials resigning when they have differences with their bosses.


Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He had reached a wrong conclusion, but there was every indication that he had come to this decision honestly and honourably.
  • We'd all like to think that if you conduct yourself honorably and decently and fairly, you'll never come under attack.
  • We will be vigorously defending this action as we are satisfied that we have behaved both responsibly and honourably in every way in our dealings with him.

Más definiciones de honourable 

Definición de honourable en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día crowdsource
Pronunciación: ˈkraʊdsɔːs
obtain (information) by enlisting help of many people…