Synonyms for honour


1. honor, honour, laurels, standing
usage: the state of being honored
2. award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels, symbol
usage: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
3. honor, honour, righteousness
usage: the quality of being honorable and having a good name; "a man of honor"
4. honor, honour, purity, pureness, virtue, chastity, sexual morality
usage: a woman's virtue or chastity


1. honor, honour, reward, recognize, recognise
usage: bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action"
2. respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe, accept
usage: show respect towards; "honor your parents!"
3. honor, honour, accept, take, have
usage: accept as pay; "we honor checks and drafts"
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