honor


honor
01. When Sears took over Eaton's department stores, the owners agreed to [honor] any Eaton's gift certificates sold to customers prior to the take-over.
02. It is a great [honor] to be invited to speak to you tonight.
03. It is very exciting to have the [honor] of competing for my country at the Olympics.
04. The young girl was [honored] by the mayor for saving a little boy who fell through the ice while skating on a local lake.
05. My father was always a very decent, [honorable] man.
06. I hope he will still [honor] our original agreement even if prices have gone up a bit since we made it.
07. Dr. Martin Luther King was [honored] with the Nobel Peace Prize for his fight for civil rights in the U.S.
08. Shakespeare wrote that the sword can never win the [honor] which one loses.
09. Midori Koto once said that [honor] isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences.
10. There is a Dutch proverb which states that it is better to be poor with [honor] than rich with shame.
11. In 1985, actor Jimmy Stewart was awarded the Medal of Freedom by the United States government, our nation's highest civilian [honor].
12. The Arch of Titus was erected in 81 A.D. to [honor] Titus' capture of Jerusalem and his suppression of a Jewish rebellion.
13. Pop star Vitamin C was [honored] when designer Tommy Hilfiger named a lipstick after her.
14. There are holidays in Japan to [honor] children who are three, five, and seven years old.
15. In November 2001, Nelson Mandela was made an [honorary] citizen of Canada.
16. In Korean culture, the old are [honored], and the young are prized.
17. The Greeks held Zeus, King of the Gods, in great [honor], and built many temples for him.
18. For the people of Lebanon, [honor] is highly valued, and is often considered more important than income.
19. The nation of Bolivia was named in [honor] of Simon Bolivar, a great South American hero.

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  • Honor — Hon or ([o^]n [ e]r), n. [OE. honor, honour, onour, onur, OF. honor, onor, honur, onur, honour, onour, F. honneur, fr. L. honor, honos.] [Written also {honour}.] 1. Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration; reverence;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HONOR — HONOR, the high respect, esteem, reverence, admiration, or approbation shown, felt toward, or received by a deity or person. Honor is accorded to those in a position of authority (Gen. 45:13) achieved by heroism (Judg. 8:22; I Sam. 18:5), wisdom… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • honor — (Del lat. honor, ōris). 1. m. Cualidad moral que lleva al cumplimiento de los propios deberes respecto del prójimo y de uno mismo. 2. Gloria o buena reputación que sigue a la virtud, al mérito o a las acciones heroicas, la cual trasciende a las… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • honor — [än′ər] n. [ME honour < OFr < L honor, honos, official dignity, repute, esteem] 1. high regard or great respect given, received, or enjoyed; esp., a) glory; fame; renown b) good reputation; credit 2. a keen sense of right and wrong;… …   English World dictionary

  • honor — sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Cualidad por la que una persona o una cosa merece el respeto y la consideración de los demás y el suyo propio: un hombre de honor. El honor obliga a luchar hasta el fin en las batallas. 2. Buena fama que… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • honor — n 1 glory, renown, *fame, celebrity, éclat, reputation, repute, notoriety Analogous words: esteem, respect, *regard, admiration: reverence, veneration, worship, adoration (see under REVERE): prestige, credit, authority, *influence, weight… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • honor — hon·or vt hon·ored, hon·or·ing 1: to accept and pay the bank honor ed the check 2: to purchase or discount (a draft) in compliance with a letter of credit Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Honor — Hon or, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Honored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Honoring}.] [OE. honouren, onouren, OF. honorer, honourer, F. honorer, fr. L. honorare, fr. honor, n.] 1. To regard or treat with honor, esteem, or respect; to revere; to treat with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • honor — (Brit. honour) ► NOUN 1) high respect. 2) pride and pleasure from being shown respect. 3) a clear sense of what is morally right. 4) a person or thing that brings credit. 5) a thing conferred as a distinction. 6) (hon …   English terms dictionary

  • honor — 1. en honor. Cuando significa ‘como homenaje a alguien o algo’, el complemento que expresa la persona o cosa homenajeada va introducido por la preposición de: «En honor de tan distinguido huésped, se organizaron grandes festejos» (Leyva Piñata… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • honor — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. honororze, blm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} dobra reputacja, dobre imię, poczucie dumy i godności osobistej : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Poczucie honoru. Człowiek honoru.… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień


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