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Definition of HONORED

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Honor \Hon"or\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Honored} ([o^]n"[~e]rd); 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 deference and submission; when used of the Supreme Being, to reverence; to adore; to worship. [1913 Webster]

              Honor thy father and thy mother.      --Ex. xx. 12. [1913 Webster]

              That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father.                     --John v. 23. [1913 Webster]

              It is a custom
              More honor'd in the breach than the observance.
                                                    --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     2. To dignify; to raise to distinction or notice; to bestow honor upon; to elevate in rank or station; to ennoble; to exalt; to glorify; hence, to do something to honor; to treat in a complimentary manner or with civility. [1913 Webster]

              Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delighten to honor.                   --Esther vi.
                                                    9. [1913 Webster]

              The name of Cassius honors this corruption. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     3. (Com.) To accept and pay when due; as, to honora bill of exchange. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

honored \honored\ adj.
     1. of high repute; -- of people.

     Syn: esteemed, prestigious, respected.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

     2. greatly admired.

     Syn: glorious, illustrious, magnificent.
          [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "honored":
     acclaimed, admired, adored, appreciated, celebrated, creditable, crowned with laurel, distinguished, esteemed, estimable, fabled, famed, famous, far-famed, far-heard, held in esteem, held in respect, highly considered, highly esteemed, highly regarded, highly reputed, highly respectable, honorable, in favor, in good odor, in high esteem, in high favor, laureate, legendary, marked, meritorious, much acclaimed, much-admired, mythical, noble, notable, noted, notorious, of mark, of note, popular, prestigious, prized, renowned, reputable, respectable, respected, revered, reverenced, reverend, talked-about, talked-of, valued, venerable, venerated, well-considered, well-known, well-thought-of, worshiped, worshipful, worthy


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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