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honour British & World English

High respect; great esteem

honour English Thesaurus

the general's record shows that he was a man of honour

honour-bound British & World English

Morally obliged to do something

honour point British & World English

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

honour system British & World English

A system of payment or examinations which relies solely on the honesty of those concerned

Scout's honour British & World English

The oath taken by a Scout

in honour of British & World English

As a celebration of or expression of respect for

honour killing British & World English

The killing of a relative, especially a girl or woman, who is perceived to have brought dishonour on the family

debt of honour British & World English

A debt that is not legally recoverable, especially a sum lost in gambling

on one's honour British & World English

Under a moral obligation

lap of honour British & World English

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

maid of honour British & World English

An unmarried noblewoman attending a queen or princess

man of honour British & World English

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

roll of honour British & World English

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

field of honour British & World English

The place where a duel or battle is fought

guard of honour British & World English

A group of soldiers detailed to ceremonially welcome an important visitor

guest of honour British & World English

The most important guest at an occasion

Legion of Honour British & World English

A French order of distinction founded in 1802

matron of honour British & World English

A married woman attending the bride at a wedding

point of honour British & World English

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

Companion of Honour British & World English

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

on or upon my honour in on one's honour British & World English

Used as an expression of sincerity

there's honour among thieves British & World English

Dishonest people may have certain standards of behaviour which they will respect

Scout's honour in scout1 British & World English

The oath taken by a Scout

in honour of in honour British & World English

As a celebration of or expression of respect for

on one's honour in honour British & World English

Under a moral obligation

on or upon my honour in honour British & World English

Used as an expression of sincerity

man of honour in man British & World English

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

roll of honour in roll British & World English

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

His in honour British & World English

A title of respect or form of address given to a circuit judge, a US mayor, and (in Irish or rustic speech) any person of rank

guard of honour in guard British & World English

A group of soldiers detailed to ceremonially welcome an important visitor

guest of honour in guest British & World English

The most important guest at an occasion

in honour bound in honour British & World English

another way of saying on one's honour below.

honor society British & World English

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

a prophet is not without honour save in his own country British & World English

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

wall of honor British & World English

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

there's honour among thieves in honour British & World English

Dishonest people may have certain standards of behaviour which they will respect

a prophet is not without honour save in his own country in prophet British & World English

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


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