Definitions for honorable
ˈɒn ər ə bəlhon·or·able
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word honorable.
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, honourableadjective
adhering to ethical and moral principles
"it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action"
estimable, good, honorable, respectableadjective
deserving of esteem and respect
"all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
Worthy of respect; respectable.
Etymology: 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
Etymology: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]
The numerical value of honorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of honorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Further investigation is needed to identify all the causes and roots of this tragedy and prosecute the perpetrators of this unforgivable mistake and inform the honorable people of Iran and the families of the victims about it, it is also necessary to adopt the required arrangements and measures to address the weaknesses of the country's defense systems to make sure such a disaster is never repeated.
If he does the honorable thing and resigns it'll be over and we will have a new leader, if he drags it, we are prepared to go in for the long haul because we have lost our respect for him.
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
The loss of those people, ejected from the nation, robbed and bestially murdered, is our shared loss, a long road leads to honorable remembrance. Let us thank everyone who did not stop or turn back on that road.
Today, the Department of Defense announced that it intends to appoint former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, Ambassador Thomas Carter, Dr. Edward Luttwak, Mr. Scott O'Grady, Mr. Thomas Stewart, the Honorable Randy Forbes, Senator Robert Smith and Ambassador Charles Glazer to the Defense Policy Board.
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- honorableCatalan, Valencian
- ehrbar, EhrenhaftGerman
- αξιότιμος, εντιμότατοςGreek
- kunniallinen, kunnioitettava, kunnianarvoisaFinnish
- becsületes, tiszteletreméltóHungarian
- onorabile, onorevoleItalian
- honorabile, honestaLatin
- honorável, honrosoPortuguese
- почтенный, уважаемый, почётный, благородныйRussian
- hedervärd, hedrandeSwedish
- Danh dựVietnamese
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