from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of honor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Recognition of importance or spiritual value; respect.
- n. Favourable reputation; dignity; sense of self-worth.
- n. An objectification of praiseworthiness or respect; something that represents praiseworthiness or respect, such as an award given by the state to a citizen.
- n. A privilege.
- n. The centre point of the upper half of an armorial escutcheon; also honour point.
- n. In bridge, an ace, king, queen, jack, or ten especially of the trump suit. In some other games, an ace, king, queen or jack.
- n. The right to play one's ball before one's opponent plays his.
- n. =honours degree: a university qualification of the highest rank.
- v. To think of highly, to respect highly, to recognise the importance or spiritual value of
- v. To confer an honour or privilege upon (someone).
- v. To conform with, obey (e.g. a treaty or promise)
- v. To make payment in respect of (a cheque, banker's draft etc).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Same as honor; -- chiefly British usage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a woman's virtue or chastity
- v. show respect towards
- v. bestow honor or rewards upon
- v. accept as pay
- n. the quality of being honorable and having a good name
- n. the state of being honored
- n. a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
From Anglo-Norman honour, honur, from Old French honor, from Latin honor. Displaced native Middle English menske ("honor, dignity among men"), from Old English mensk ("honor"). (Wiktionary)