Definition Of honour


a privilege.

the great poet of whom it is my honor to speak tonight

a woman's chastity or her reputation for this.

she died defending her honor

an ace, king, queen, or jack.

There are five honours , viz: - Ace, King, Queen, Knave and Ten, if trumps are declared.

fulfill (an obligation) or keep (an agreement).

make sure the franchisees honor the terms of the contract

high respect; esteem.

his portrait hangs in the place of honor

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Example Of honour

  • A bank can also refuse to honour company cheques if the company is not on the register.

  • a party was held in his honour

  • And do you promise to love, respect, honour , and cherish this man for as long as you both shall live?

  • And I thought it would be an honour to represent the school.

  • And people joked about it, used to add up how many cuts of the cane they got as a mark of honour and so on, but I was scared.

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