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Synonyms for honorable

Adjective

1. honest (vs. dishonest), honorable, downright, open, square, straight, direct, genuine#1, echt, honorable#2, honourable, sincere, straight, true, trustworthy#1, trusty
usage: not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"; "an honest wage"; "honest weight"
2. honorable (vs. dishonorable), honourable, august, revered, venerable, laureate, noble, solid, upstanding, worthy, time-honored, time-honoured, honest#1, honorable, just, moral, noble, reputable, worthy
usage: showing or characterized by honor and integrity; "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country"
3. honorable, honourable, worthy (vs. unworthy)
usage: used as a title of respect; "my honorable colleague"; "our worthy commanding officer"
4. ethical, honorable, honourable, moral, right (vs. wrong)
usage: adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action"; "had the moral courage to stand alone"
5. estimable, good, honorable, respectable, reputable (vs. disreputable)
usage: deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
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