Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an honorable manner; in a manner conferring or consistent with honor.
- adv. alternative spelling of honourably.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In an honorable manner; in a manner showing, or consistent with, honor.
- adv. obsolete Decently; becomingly.
- adv. in an honorable manner
- adv. with honor
“Finally, for someone who claims to have been discharged honorably from the military and now working on an advanced degree, why is it that you consistently misspell the word as “honerable” – not to mention, several other spelling errors?”
“Jill learned that living honorably is as good as dieing honorably.”
“I remember my excitement at seeing our name honorably mentioned at the end of his article, and thinking, "There we are at last, a tiny microcosm in the body of the music business.”
“He accepted the christening and bore the name honorably, as his sons and grandsons have since done.”
“If I made thousands, and tens of thousands, by this ignoble calling, would they give my father half the pleasure that he would feel at seeing my name honorably mentioned in a despatch?”
“I truly believe that Obama can wax McCain honorably.”
“I do my job honorably, which is to say, I tell the truth and my word is my bond.”
“The Department has entrusted to you a duty connected with the greatest enterprise of the present age; and upon your enterprise and your zeal will depend whether your name is honorably identified with one of the facts of the future. . ..”
“The people have been bled and have responded nobly, sacrificing everything to meet the treaty terms honorably, but the strain has been too great.”
“My darling, keep my secret until I am married; then I swear to you I will tell Lionel every word honorably myself, and he will love you doubly.”
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