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honor US English

High respect; esteem

honor US Thesaurus

a man of honor

honor New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

US variants of honour, honourable

honor-bound US English

Morally obliged to do something

honor guard US English

Another term for guard of honor.

honor point US English

The point halfway between the top of a shield and the fess point

honor bright US English

“On my honor”

honor killing US English

In certain cultures, the killing of a relative, especially a girl or woman, who is perceived to have brought dishonor on the family

honor society US English

An organization for high-school or college students of high academic achievement

honor system US English

A system of payment or examination that relies solely on the honesty of those concerned

Scout's honor US English

The oath taken by a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

in honor of US English

As a celebration of or expression of respect for

on my honor US English

Used as an expression of sincerity

man of honor US English

A man who adheres to what is right or to a high standard of conduct

debt of honor US English

A debt that is not legally recoverable, especially one incurred in gambling

field of honor US English

The place where a duel or battle is fought

guard of honor US English

A group of soldiers ceremonially welcoming an important visitor or escorting a casket in a funeral

guest of honor US English

The most important guest at an occasion

on one's honor US English

Under a moral obligation

maid of honor US English

An unmarried woman acting as principal bridesmaid at a wedding

Medal of Honor US English

The highest US military decoration, awarded by Congress to a member of the armed forces for gallantry and bravery in combat at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty

point of honor US English

An action or circumstance that affects one’s reputation or conscience

roll of honor US English

A list of people whose deeds or achievements are honored, or who have died in battle

wall of honor US English

A wall on which are inscribed the names of individuals whose acts or achievements are deemed praiseworthy

word of honor US English

A solemn promise

Legion of Honor US English

A French order of distinction founded in 1802

matron of honor US English

A married woman attending the bride at a wedding

there's honor among thieves US English

Dishonest people may have certain standards of behavior that they will respect

honor bright in honor US English

“On my honor”

Scout's honor in scout1 US English

The oath taken by a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

in honor of in honor US English

As a celebration of or expression of respect for

on one's honor in honor US English

Under a moral obligation

on my honor in honor US English

Used as an expression of sincerity

His in honor US English

A title of respect given to or used in addressing a judge or a mayor

in honor bound in honor US English

another way of saying honor.

lap of honour US English

A celebratory circuit of a sports field or track by the person or team that has won a contest

man of honor in man US English

A man who adheres to what is right or to a high standard of conduct

roll of honor in roll US English

A list of people whose deeds or achievements are honored, or who have died in battle

word of honor in word US English

A solemn promise

a prophet is not without honor, but in his own country US English

A person’s gifts and talents are rarely appreciated by those close to him

guest of honor in guest US English

The most important guest at an occasion

Companion of Honour US English

(In the UK) a member of an order founded in 1917, for distinguished achievement, with membership limited to sixty-five people


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