Associations to the word «Honour»

Wiktionary

HONOUR, noun. British spelling, Canadian spelling and Irish, Australian, NZ, and South African standard spelling of honor.
HONOUR, verb. British spelling, Canadian spelling and Irish, Australian, NZ, and South African standard spelling of honor.
HONOUR, proper noun. A female given name, a less common spelling of Honor.
HONOUR AMONG THIEVES, noun. Alternative form of honor among thieves
HONOUR GUARD, noun. (AU) (Canada) (NZ) (UK) a ceremonial assembly of uniformed military personnel performing the duty of escort or exhibition, i.e. accompany a casket during a funeral procession.
HONOUR GUARDS, noun. Plural of honour guard
HONOUR KILLING, noun. (euphemistic) (UK) (Canada) A Middle Eastern and South Asian cultural practice whereby a family member, usually female, is murdered by other family members, the act being justified as retribution for a (usually sexual) slight upon the family's honour.
HONOUR KILLINGS, noun. Plural of honour killing
HONOUR ROLL, noun. (Australia) A list of high achieving students at a university or college.
HONOUR ROLLS, noun. Plural of honour roll
HONOUR SYSTEM, noun. (British) (Canadian) Alternative spelling of honor system

Dictionary definition

HONOUR, noun. The state of being honored.
HONOUR, noun. A tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery".
HONOUR, noun. The quality of being honorable and having a good name; "a man of honor".
HONOUR, noun. A woman's virtue or chastity.
HONOUR, verb. Bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action".
HONOUR, verb. Show respect towards; "honor your parents!".
HONOUR, verb. Accept as pay; "we honor checks and drafts".

Wise words

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