Share this entry
honorable also: (British) honourable
American English: /ˈɑnərəb(ə)l/
British English: /ˈɒn(ə)rəb(ə)l/

Translation of honorable in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (honest, respectable)
    he did the honorable thing and resigned
    hizo lo que correspondía: dimitió
    his intentions were honorable
    tenía intenciones honestas
    venía con buenas intenciones
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (creditable)
    an honorable exception
    una honrosa excepción
    an honorable mention
    una mención honorífica
    una mención honrosa (Chile)
  • 2
    also: Honorable
    (in UK)
    (tratamiento dado a representantes parlamentarios y a hijos de vizcondes, barones y condes)
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.