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Adjective: honored  ó-nurd
Usage: US (elsewhere: honoured)
  1. Having an illustrious reputation; respected
    "our honored leader";
    - esteemed, prestigious, honoured [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: honor  ó-nur
Usage: US (elsewhere: honour)
  1. Bestow honor or rewards upon
    "Today we honor our soldiers";
    - honour [Brit, Cdn], reward, fête, fete
     
  2. Show respect towards
    "honor your parents!";
    - respect, honour [Brit, Cdn], abide by, observe
     
  3. Accept as pay
    "we honor checks and drafts";
    - honour [Brit, Cdn]

See also: reputable

Type of: accept, have, recognise [Brit], recognize, take

Antonym: dishonor [US]

Encyclopedia: Honor, Michigan