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Translation of honrar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1 (comportamiento/actitud) su gesto desinteresado la honra
    her unselfish gesture does her credit o honor
    nos honra a todos con su presencia hoy
    she is honoring us all with her presence here today
  • 2 (respetar)
    to honor (inglés norteamericano) o (inglés británico) honour
    honrarás a tu padre y a tu madre (Biblia)
    honor thy father and thy mother

also: honrarse verbo pronominal

  • honrarse con algo
    to be honored (inglés norteamericano) o (inglés británico) honoured by something
    fueron los primeros en honrarse con su visita
    they were the first to be honored by her visit
    se honraban con or en or de tener ese apellido
    they were proud to have that surname
Example sentences
  • Quien honra la palabra, primero tiene honra.
  • Fieles honran a Virgen de la Nube en catedral de Nueva York.
  • Todo por hacer perro muerto y no honrar las deudas.

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