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  • adv. Alternative spelling of honourably.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an honorable manner; in a manner showing, or consistent with, honor.
  • adv. Decently; becomingly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an honorable manner; in a manner conferring or consistent with honor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an honorable manner
  • adv. with honor


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  • 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?

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  • Jill learned that living honorably is as good as dieing honorably.

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  • 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."

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  • He accepted the christening and bore the name honorably, as his sons and grandsons have since done.

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  • 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?

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  • I truly believe that Obama can wax McCain honorably.

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  • I do my job honorably, which is to say, I tell the truth and my word is my bond.

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  • 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. . ..

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  • 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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