honored honored  /ˈɑ nərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having an illustrious reputation; respected

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. We honored Congresswoman Hilda Solis for building a coalition to pass groundbreaking environmental legislation as a young Latina state senator in California.
  2. For this impact on all of us, I am honored to honor Oprah, the only person to make this list every year since it began.
  3. Alec Baldwin celebrates backstage at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards, where he was honored for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for 30 Rock.

News

  1. NBC40 Honored at The New Jersey Broadcasters Association Annual - NBC40.net

    Some of New Jersey's top broadcast journalists were honored at a luncheon in Atlantic City today.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: NBC40 South Jersey

  2. Texas Disposal Systems Honored With Keep Texas Beautiful Award

    Texas Disposal Systems was honored this year with the first place award in Keep Texas Beautiful's Ebby Halliday and Maurice Acers Business and Industry category. TDS has been a longtime supporter of Keep ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. ARIAD Honored with Gold Stevie® Awards as Pharmaceutical Company of the Year at 2013 American Business Awards

    ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it was honored with two Gold Stevie® Awards in the categories of Company of the Year, Pharmaceuticals and Executive of the Year, Pharmaceuticals.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Today we are coming together for the same goal, to elect Barack Obama as the next president of the United States. I was honored to be in this race with Barack and I am proud we had a spirited dialogue," Sen. Clinton said, prompting laughter...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "I am deeply honored to receive the Nobel Peace Prize," Gore said. "We face a true planetary emergency. The climate crisis is not a political issue, it is a moral and spiritual challenge to all of humanity."
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "That from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion," Mesa Councilman Kyle Jones said as he stood on stage near the orchestra and recited part of Lincoln's Gettysburg...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: Arizona Republic

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