HyperDic: honorable

English > 4 senses of the word honorable:
ADJECTIVEallhonorable, honestnot disposed to cheat or defraud
allhonorable, honourableworthy of being honored
allhonorable, ethical, honourableadhering to ethical and moral ... / moral principles
allhonorable, estimable, good, respectabledeserving of esteem and respect
honorable > pronunciation
Soundsaa'nerahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > honorable: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent.
Synonymhonest
NarrowerdownrightCharacterized by plain blunt honesty
See alsodirectStraightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action
genuine, echtnot fake or counterfeit
honorable, honourableworthy of being honored
ingenuous, artlessCharacterized by an inability to mask your feelings
sincereopen and genuine
straight, squareCharacterized by honesty and fairness
trueconsistent with fact or reality
trustworthy, trustyworthy of trust / trust or belief
truthful, trueExpressing or given to expressing the truth
Oppositedishonest, dishonorabledeceptive or fraudulent
Spanishhonesto, honorable, sincero
Catalanhonest
Nounshonorablenessthe quality of deserving honor or respect
English > honorable: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningworthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect.
Examples
  • "an honorable man"
  • "led an honorable life"
  • "honorable service to his country"
Synonymhonourable
Attribute ofhonorableness, honourablenessThe quality of deserving honor or respect
Narroweraugust, revered, venerableprofoundly honored
laureateworthy of the greatest honor / honor or distinction
time-honored, time-honouredhonored because of age or long usage
See alsohonest, honorablenot disposed to cheat or defraud
justUsed especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
moralconcerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
nobleHaving or showing or indicative of high or elevated character
reputableHaving a good reputation
worthyHaving worth or merit or value
Oppositedishonorable, dishonourablelacking honor or integrity
Spanishhonorable, honorífico, honrado
Catalanhonorable
Nounshonorablenessthe quality of deserving honor or respect
Adverbshonorablyin an honorable manner
English > honorable: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningadhering to ethical and moral ... / moral principles.
Example "followed the only honorable course of action"
Synonymsethical, honourable
BroaderrightIn conformance with justice or law or morality
Spanishhonorable, honrado, justo, recto
Catalanhonorable, honrat, just, recte
Nounshonorablenessthe quality of deserving honor or respect
English > honorable: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningDeserving of esteem and respect.
Synonymsestimable, good, respectable
BroaderreputableHaving a good reputation
Spanishbuen, honorable, respetable
Catalanhonorable, respectable
Nounshonorablenessthe quality of deserving honor or respect
Verbshonorshow respect towards

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