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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honorable, honourable(adj)

    worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect

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

  2. ethical, honorable, honourable(adj)

    adhering to ethical and moral principles

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

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'honourable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1993

How to pronounce honourable?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of honourable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of honourable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of honourable in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 3 scene 2:

    For Brutus is an honourable man; So are they all, all honourable men.

  2. Cornelius Tacitus:

    That cannot be safe which is not honourable.

  3. Tom Scott:

    Tough as nails, maybe a little like Patton in World War 2, but an honourable guy, he pushed us really hard, but I learned a lot from him. We all did.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Birds don't need bridges to cross precipices and honourable men with honesty wings to cross precipices of slander.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    To be a dwarf in peace is more honourable than to be a giant in war!

Images & Illustrations of honourable

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