not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
"honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"
worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
"an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country"
ethical, honorable, honourable(adj)
adhering to ethical and moral principles
"it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action"
estimable, good, honorable, respectable(adj)
deserving of esteem and respect
"all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
Worthy of respect; respectable.
Origin: From the honorable, honurable, from the honorabilis, from honoro; cognate with the onorabile and with the and ⁽ᵒᶜ⁾ ⁽ᵉˢ⁾.
worthy of honor; fit to be esteemed or regarded; estimable; illustrious
high-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation
proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive
conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds
worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude
performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; an honorable burial
of reputable association or use; respectable
an epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman
Origin: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]
The numerical value of honorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of honorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It was an honorable mission he was on.
Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
If we can do I-Squared, I think it would open the door to real, decent, honorable immigration reform itself.
Truly, to tell lies is not honorable but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable.
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Translations for honorable
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- honorableCatalan, Valencian
- εντιμότατος, αξιότιμοςGreek
- kunnianarvoisa, kunnioitettavaFinnish
- onorabile, onorevoleItalian
- благородный, почтенный, почётный, уважаемыйRussian
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