Definitions for honorable
ˈɒn ər ə bəlhon·or·able
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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⁾.
The Honourable (British English) or The Honorable (American English; see spelling differences) (abbreviation: Hon., Hon'ble, or variations) is an honorific style that is used as a prefix before the names or titles of certain people, usually with official governmental or diplomatic positions.
Honorable generally refers to someone who displays high moral standards, honesty, integrity, and fairness in their actions and dealings. An honorable person is often regarded with great respect for their ethical behaviors, principles, and for treating others with dignity and respect. It also applies to a reputable or prestigious position, title, or distinction granted to someone.
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.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Honorable is ranked #82613 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Honorable surname appeared 228 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Honorable.
94.3% or 215 total occurrences were Black.
3.5% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.1% or 5 total occurrences were White.
The numerical value of honorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of honorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Oyez ! Oyez ! Oyez ! , all persons having business before the Honorable, the Supreme Court of the United States, are admonished to draw near and give their attention, for the court is now sitting. God save the United States and this Honorable Court.
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
I refuse this nomination because I don't think it's up to a government to say who is honorable, they would do better to focus on reviving growth in France and Europe.
Every ad that he comes out with is an attack on me and making people feel afraid of me or attempting to do so, an honorable campaign would be him sharing the plans that he has for the future of Buffalo. An honorable plan would be him owning up to the fact that he disrespected Buffalo voters by not running a primary contest.
There is nothing remotely satanic or demonic in this, this is a very gentle movement on how to be a good friend, good to your family and an honorable person.
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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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