honorary definition

  • adjective:
    • Held or given as a mark of honor, specially conferred as an honor without usual adjuncts: an honorary degree.
    • keeping an office or title given as an honor, without payment: an honorary colonel.
    • Voluntary: the council's honorary assistant.
    • counting on honor and never legitimately enforceable, as a duty or obligation.
    • Given as an honor/honour, with no obligations affixed, and without payment.
    • Voluntary.
    • Describes the owner of a position or name that is assigned to him as an unique honor instead of by typical channels.
    • Done as an indicator or proof of honor.
    • Conferring honor, or meant merely to confer honor without emolument.
    • Holding a title or place without making service or obtaining reward.
    • given as an honor with no regular tasks
  • noun:
    • An honorarium; a charge for solutions of no fixed price.
    • identical to honorarium.
  • others:
    • complete or manufactured in token of honor; honoring.
    • Conferring honor, or intended just to confer honor, without customary requirements or obligations: because, an honorary level or name.
    • keeping a title or destination conferred as an honor.
    • Synonyms and Honorary, Honorable. Honorary identifies whatever is out there or is done with regard to conferring honor: as, an honorary degree, honorary account; honorable, to that particular that will be worth honor, confers honor, or perhaps is in line with the sentiment of honor: since, an honorable man (in two sensory faculties); an honorable alliance; an honorable motive.

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