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honor

hon·or

honor

 
pronunciation:
a nr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: high public value or respect.
The mayor holds a place of honor in our community.
synonyms:
respect
similar words:
admiration, glory, note
definition 2: good and honest behavior.
A person of honor will not cheat her friends.
synonyms:
uprightness
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: honored, honoring, honors
definition: to show respect or admiration for.
He is a good son who honors his parents.We honored our mother on her birthday with a special dinner.
synonyms:
admire, respect
antonyms:
abuse
similar words:
appreciate
derivation: honorless (adj.)
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