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.
Germany has made an honorable choice there.
It was righteous, it was honorable, it was moral.
A victory which is not honorable is nothing but a defeat!
Every post is honorable in which a man can serve his country.
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Translations for honorable
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- honorableCatalan, Valencian
- ehrbar, EhrenhaftGerman
- εντιμότατος, αξιότιμοςGreek
- kunnianarvoisa, kunnioitettava, kunniallinenFinnish
- becsületes, tiszteletreméltóHungarian
- onorabile, onorevoleItalian
- honorabile, honestaLatin
- honorável, honrosoPortuguese
- благородный, почтенный, почётный, уважаемыйRussian
- hedervärd, hedrandeSwedish
- Danh dựVietnamese
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