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Noun

Singular
honor

Plural
uncountable

honor (uncountable)

  1. (US) An objectification of praiseworthiness, respect. (I.e., something that represents praiseworthiness, respect.)
  2. (US) The center point of the upper half of an armorial escutcheon.
  3. (US) An ace, king, queen, jack, or ten especially of the trump suit in bridge.
  4. (US) The privilege of playing first from the tee in golf.

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Verb

Infinitive
to honor

Third person singular
honors

Simple past
honored

Past participle
honored

Present participle
honoring

to honor (third-person singular simple present honors, present participle honoring, simple past and past participle honored)

  1. (transitive, US) To show respect for.
  2. (transitive, US) To conform to, abide by, act in accordance with (an agreement, request, or the like).
    refuse to honor the exercise of put option
  3. (transitive, US) To bestow an honor on a person

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Latin

Noun

honor (genitive honōris); m, third declension

  1. honor, esteem

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative honor honōrēs
genitive honōris honōrum
dative honōrī honōribus
accusative honōrem honōrēs
ablative honōre honōribus
vocative honor honōrēs

Polish

Noun

honor m.

  1. honour (objectification of praiseworthiness, respect)

This Polish entry was created from the translations listed at honour. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see honor in the Polish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) May 2009


Spanish

Noun

honor m. (plural honores)

Singular
honor m.

Plural
honores m.

  1. honor.

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