honour definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British Variant of honor.
    • Recognition worth focusing on or spiritual value; respect.
    • Favourable reputation; dignity; feeling of self-worth.
    • An objectification of praiseworthiness or respect; a thing that signifies praiseworthiness or respect, such as for instance an award distributed by hawaii to a citizen.
    • A privilege.
    • The centre point of this top 1 / 2 of an armorial escutcheon; also honour point.
    • In bridge, an ace, master, queen, jack, or ten specially regarding the trump match. In some other games, an ace, king, queen or jack.
    • the ability to play an individual's basketball before your opponent plays his.
    • =honours degree: a university qualification associated with greatest position.
    • a lady's virtue or chastity
    • the caliber of becoming honorable and having a name
    • their state of being recognized
    • a tangible representation signifying endorsement or difference
  • verb:
    • To think of extremely, to admire very, to recognise the value or religious worth of
    • To confer an honour or privilege upon (somebody).
    • To conform with, obey (example. a treaty or vow)
    • to help make repayment in respect of (a cheque, banker's draft etc).
    • show respect towards
    • bestow honor or rewards upon
    • accept as pay
  • noun-and-verb:
    • Same as honor; -- chiefly Brit consumption.

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