HyperDic: honour

English > 7 senses of the word honour:
NOUNstatehonour, honor, laurelsthe state of being honored
communicationhonour, award, accolade, honor, laurelsa tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
attributehonour, honorthe quality of being honorable and having a good name
attributehonour, honor, purity, purenessa woman's virtue or chastity
VERBsocialhonour, honor, rewardbestow honor or rewards upon
socialhonour, respect, honor, abide by, observeshow respect towards
possessionhonour, honoraccept as pay
English > honour: 7 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being honored.
Synonymshonor, laurels
Narroweresteem, regard, respectThe condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
fame, celebrity, renownThe state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
glory, glorificationA state of high honor
repute, reputationThe state of being held in high esteem and honor
Broaderstandingsocial or financial or professional status or reputation
Oppositedishonor, dishonourA state of shame or disgrace
Spanishhonor, honra
Catalanhonor, honra
Verbshonourbestow honor or rewards upon
English > honour: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction.
Synonymsaward, accolade, honor, laurels
NarrowerAcademy Award, OscarAn annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
EmmyAn annual award by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for outstanding / outstanding achievements in television
Nobel prizeAn annual award for outstanding / outstanding contributions to chemistry or physics or physiology and medicine or literature or economics or peace
Prix GoncourtAn award given annually for contributions to French literature
Prix de RomeAn annual prize awarded by the French government in a competition of painters and artists and sculptors and musicians / musicians and architects
academic degree, degreeAn award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study
aliyah(Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah
cachet, seal, seal of approvalAn indication of approved or superior / superior status
citation, commendationAn official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbonAn award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
distinctionAn honor awarded to someone in recognition of achievement or superiority
letter, varsity letterAn award earned by participation in a school sport
mention, honorable mentionAn official recognition of merit
pennant, crownThe award given to the champion
trophy, prizeSomething given as a token of victory
trophyAn award for success in war or hunting
BroadersymbolAn arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Spanishcondecoración, distinción, espaldarazo, galardón, honores, honor, laureles, laurel, premio
Catalanguardó, honor, llorer
Verbshonourbestow honor or rewards upon
English > honour: 7 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being honorable and having a good name.
Broaderrighteousnessadhering to moral principles
Oppositedishonor, dishonourlacking honor or integrity
Spanishhonor, honra
Catalanhonor, honra
English > honour: 7 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA woman's virtue or chastity.
Synonymshonor, purity, pureness
Broadervirtue, chastity, sexual moralitymorality with respect to sexual relations
English > honour: 7 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningbestow honor or rewards upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymshonor, reward
Narrowerdecorateaward a mark of honor, such as a medal, to
ennoble, dignifyconfer dignity or honor upon
toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassailPropose a toast to
Broaderrecognize, recogniseshow approval or appreciation of
Oppositedishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shameBring shame or dishonor upon
Spanishhonrar, laurear, premiar, recompensar
Catalanhonorar, honrar, llorejar, recompensar
Nounshonoura tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
honourthe state of being honored
English > honour: 7 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningshow respect towards.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrespect, honor, abide by, observe
Narrowerlionize, lionise, celebrateAssign great social importance to
toleraterecognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
BroaderacceptConsider or hold as true
Oppositedisrespectshow a lack of respect for
Catalancondecorar, enaltir, estimar, honorar, honrar, llorejar, premiar, respectar
English > honour: 7 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningAccept as pay.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderaccept, take, haveReceive willingly something given or offered
Oppositedishonor, dishonourrefuse to accept
Spanishhonrar, pagar

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