What does honorable mean?

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ˈɒn ər ə bəlhon·or·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honest, honorableadjective

    not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent

    "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"

  2. honorable, honourableadjective

    worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect

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

  3. ethical, honorable, honourableadjective

    adhering to ethical and moral principles

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

  4. estimable, good, honorable, respectableadjective

    deserving of esteem and respect

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

Wiktionary

  1. honorableadjective

    Worthy of respect; respectable.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Honorableadjective

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

    Etymology: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]

  2. Honorableadjective

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

    Etymology: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]

  3. Honorableadjective

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

    Etymology: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]

  4. Honorableadjective

    conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds

    Etymology: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]

  5. Honorableadjective

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

    Etymology: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]

  6. Honorableadjective

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

    Etymology: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]

  7. Honorableadjective

    of reputable association or use; respectable

    Etymology: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]

  8. Honorableadjective

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

    Etymology: [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.]

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  1. Alex
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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

Examples of honorable in a Sentence

  1. Los Angeles:

    She is like the perfect mother, very nurturing. He is the perfect father( with) responsibility, very honorable, but what I noticed in the charts is that as parents, Prince Harry will actually have more patience than Meghan.

  2. Kaname Harada:

    Men given such an honorable place would be considered lucky, so there was absolutely no guilt, but the feeling of 'Alright, I am going to do my work. This is my last service to my country.'.

  3. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls:

    Germany has made an honorable choice there.

  4. President Donald Trump:

    They said they did nothing wrong. I find them, the whole group, very honorable people.

  5. Michael Bennet:

    I think if we have to build a big coalition of Americans -- Democrats, Republicans and independents -- to overcome the broken politics of Washington, DC. It will never fix itself. It will only become more bitter and more partisan if we as a country don't come together and say, we demand something better, i think if we do that, we can not only beat Donald Trump -- we can fix our broken politics in Washington, and we can leave our kids in this country an honorable future that we can be proud of.

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