honoring honoring  /ˈɑ nə rɪŋ/


  • (n) conformity with law or custom or practice etc.


  1. Later: Obama travels to the National Building Museum for a dinner honoring Colin Powell.
  2. Scores are killed as two bombs rip through a parade honoring the former prime minister's return to her native Pakistan Editors Note: Images contain graphic content.
  3. At the same time, the show wrote a poetic coda to its story of cops and gangsters, honoring and mourning the detectives and street kids who kept hope alive amid hopelessness.


  1. Playgrounds honoring Newtown victims take shape

    Playgrounds honoring Newtown victims take shape Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 2:53 am, Thursday, June 13, 2013 Playgrounds honoring Newtown victims take shape (AP) — A forecast of heavy rain has forced the postponement of ceremonies marking the construction of two new ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Photos: Honoring former school principal

    Photos: Honoring former school principal A memorial and plaque dedication for former school principal Dorothy Whitney was held Tuesday at Elsmere Elementary School The ceremony included talks by members of Whitney's family and former teachers. She was the principal of Elsmere school for close to 20 years.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

  3. Honoring Kamehameha on Capitol Hill

    Members of the Hawaii Congressional Delegation joined hundreds of guests with Hawaii ties at the U.S. Capitol on Sunday to take part in the 44th annual lei draping ceremony honoring King Kamehameha the Great. Hawaii observes Kamehameha Day on Tuesday, June 11. "We gather to honor the first King of Hawaii, Kamehameha the Great," said Sen. Mazie Hirono. "From the island of Hawaii, Kamehameha was ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KITV Honolulu


  1. "I am convinced that honoring Senator Clinton's historic campaign in this way will help us celebrate this defining moment in our history and bring the party together in a strong, unified fashion," Obama said in a prepared statement.
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "I'd like to thank the Academy for courageously breaking the mold this time, in doing so, honoring the giants upon whose shoulders I stand, some of whom like Miles Davis, John Coltrane ...... unquestionably deserved the award in the past,"...
    on Feb 10, 2008 By: Herbie Hancock Source: CNN International

  3. "So from my point of view, and I'm in contact with the French, the Russians are perhaps already not honoring their word," said Rice, who arrived in Texas hours earlier after traveling to France and Georgia to discuss the standoff.
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: AFP

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amiable amiable
/ˈeɪ mi ə bəl /