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hon·est

honest

 
 
pronunciation:
a nihst
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: sincere; saying the truth.
He was completely honest when he answered her questions about his past.
antonyms:
dishonest
similar words:
direct, open, right, straight
definition 2: having the character of a person who does not lie, steal, or cheat.
I gave him the key to my house because I think he's honest.The honest students didn't cheat on the test.
synonyms:
upright
antonyms:
dishonest
similar words:
moral, right
definition 3: intended as the truth.
He gave me an honest answer to my question.
synonyms:
sincere, true
similar words:
reliable, straight
Word Builder: honest +
  • honesty:
    the condition of being honest.
  • honestly:
    in an honest way.
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