Definitions for honorariumˌɒn əˈrɛər i əm; -ˈrɛər i ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hon•o•rar•i•umˌɒn əˈrɛər i əm; -ˈrɛər i ə(n.)(pl.)-rar•i•ums, -rar•i•a

  1. a payment in recognition of acts or professional services for which custom or propriety forbids a price to be set.

  2. a fee for services rendered by a professional person.

Origin of honorarium:

1650–60; < L honōrārium fee paid on taking office, n. use of neut. of honōrāriushonorary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. honorarium(noun)

    a fee paid for a nominally free service


  1. honorarium(Noun)

    Compensation for services that do not have a predetermined value.

  2. Origin: honorarium (sc. donum), from honorarius. See honorary.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Honorarium(adj)

    alt. of Honorary


  1. Honorarium

    An honorarium is an ex gratia payment made to a person for their services in a volunteer capacity or for services for which fees are not traditionally required. This is used by groups such as schools or sporting clubs to pay coaches for their costs. Another example includes the payment to a guest speaker at a conference to cover their travel, accommodation, or preparation time.

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profit made from employment, salary, fees etc.

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