honor honor  /ˈɑ nər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
  2. (n) the state of being honored
  3. (n) the quality of being honorable and having a good name
  4. (n) a woman's virtue or chastity
  5. (v) bestow honor or rewards upon
  6. (v) show respect towards
  7. (v) accept as pay

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Usage(s):

  1. Memorial Day was designed to honor dead soldiers; the other 364 belong to the living.
  2. In the Sicilian scheme of things, nothing is so important for a girl as her honorunless perhaps it is the size of her dowry.
  3. Joe Klein on the sad, dignified slide of the honorable Joe Lieberman.

News

  1. Teen Lifeline to Honor Arizona Cardinals Superstar and Philanthropist Larry Fitzgerald

    Teen Lifeline will honor NFL All-Pro Receiver, Philanthropist and Arizona Cardinals All-Star Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald with the Alfredo J. Molina Community Lifeline Award at T
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Honor roll: 2012-13 Christiansburg Elementary 4th marking period

    Christiansburg Elementary School has submitted its honor roll for the fourth marking period in the 2012-13 school year: Third Grade All A’s: Nate Birchfield, Nicklas Bissey, Jack Blatz, Bryce Cox, Isaac Cunningham, Zander Grimes, Jonathan Howell, Natalie Jones, Lakota Kennedy, Conner Lagan, Riley Meadows, Jordan Musselman, Paiton Newbill, Aiden Rossi, Jiya Sebastian, Joci Shelton, Jacob [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

  3. Honor society students salute Hochsprung

    Paul Frucht, right, conducts "Dawn," a musical arrangement dedicated to former Assistant Principal and Honor Society Advisor Dawn Hochsprung, at the Junior Honor Society induction at Rogers Park Middle School in Danbury, Conn. on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Frucht, a student a the Juilliard School and former Danbury resident, wrote the song for Dawn, who was killed in the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Times

Quotes

  1. President Bush called on the Pakistani people "to honor Benazir Bhutto's memory by continuing with the democratic process for which she so bravely gave her life."
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Let's honor the conscience of those who disagree with abortion, and draft a sensible conscience clause, and make sure that all of our health care policies are grounded in clear ethics and sound science, as well as respect for the equality of...
    on May 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: LifeNews.com

  3. "It is an honor for me to sign for one of the biggest clubs in football," he told the club's official website. "I cannot wait to start working with the manager and I'm looking forward to joining up with my new team-mates on our Swiss training...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Milan Jovanović Source: Sports Network

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