What does honorable mean?

Definitions for honorableˈɒn ər ə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word honorable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. honest, honorable(adj)

    not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent

    "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"

  2. honorable, honourable(adj)

    worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect

    "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country"

  3. ethical, honorable, honourable(adj)

    adhering to ethical and moral principles

    "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action"

  4. estimable, good, honorable, respectable(adj)

    deserving of esteem and respect

    "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"

Wiktionary

  1. honorable(Adjective)

    Worthy of respect; respectable.

  2. Origin: From the honorable, honurable, from the honorabilis, from honoro; cognate with the onorabile and with the and ⁽ᵒᶜ⁾ ⁽ᵉˢ⁾.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Honorable(adj)

    worthy of honor; fit to be esteemed or regarded; estimable; illustrious

  2. Honorable(adj)

    high-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation

  3. Honorable(adj)

    proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive

  4. Honorable(adj)

    conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds

  5. Honorable(adj)

    worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude

  6. Honorable(adj)

    performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; an honorable burial

  7. Honorable(adj)

    of reputable association or use; respectable

  8. Honorable(adj)

    an epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman

  9. Origin: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of honorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of honorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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