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Honor

Meanings and phrases

honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; award; accolade; honour; laurels
  2. the state of being honored; honour; laurels
  3. the quality of being honorable and having a good name; honour
  4. a woman's virtue or chastity; honour; purity; pureness

honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. bestow honor or rewards upon; honour; reward
  2. show respect towards; respect; honour; abide by; observe
  3. accept as pay; honour

Congressional Medal of Honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'; Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'; Congressional Medal of Honor

field of honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field
  2. the scene of a duel

guard of honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral; honor guard

guest of honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the person in whose honor a gathering is held
E.g.
  • Mexico was the guest of honor at the 2015 London Book Fair.
  • Sean McGuinness has also been a guest of honor at I-CON in 2006 and 2007.
  • Foster was the guest of honor at the cornerstone laying ceremony on January 3, 1930.

honor guard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral; guard of honor
E.g.
  • Elizondo greeted the rebel leaders with an honor guard.
  • Twenty members of the American Legion's Donald McMahon Post served as the honor guard.
  • At 7 a.m. on Friday, April 21, the Lincoln coffin was taken by honor guard to the depot.

honor killing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an ancient tradition still sometimes observed; a male member of the family kills a female relative for tarnishing the family image

honor system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a system of conduct in which participants are trusted not to take unfair advantage of others

maid of honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding; bridesmaid
E.g.
  • Jimmy Olsen serves as best man, with Lucy Lane serving as maid of honor.
  • Sandhya meets Diya and asks Diya to be her maid of honor, Diya accepts it.
  • The maid of honor may follow suit, appropriately tailoring her comments to the bride.

matron of honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a married woman serving as the attendant to the bride at a wedding

point of honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a concern that seriously reflects on your honor

word of honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a promise; parole; word

named in honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The species was named in honor of Raymond Laurent.
  • The genus is named in honor of Evert I. Schlinger.
  • Mulfords Run was named in honor of a local family.

highest honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is considered the highest honor in engineering in the United States.
  • awarded 1918 of the Sacred Treasure- the highest honor from the Japanese.
  • In 1984, Mace received HBS’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award.

honor society

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Phi Beta Kappa Society is a Greek-letter honor society.
  • In college, Marek was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.
  • In 1923 she founded and organized the Kappa Nu Sigma honor society on campus.

renamed in honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 8 BC, it was renamed in honor of Augustus.
  • It was named Castelnuovo d'Asti, prior to being renamed in honor of John Bosco.
  • The complex was renamed in honor of former US Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison in 2013.

honor killings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has also openly defended honor killings on several occasions.
  • This is built into the legal system which permits reduced sentences for honor killings.
  • The organization also works to bring issues of honor attacks and honor killings to the attention of the larger public.

honor given

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The “Heart of Honor” is the top honor given by the American Heart Association.
  • The Apollo8 broadcasts won an Emmy Award, the highest honor given by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
  • After the passage of the Canon 28, Rome filed a protest against the reduction of honor given to Antioch and Alexandria.

held in honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The event was held in honor of the Haymarket martyrs of Chicago, who were killed in labor unrest.
  • Funeral games Funeral games are athletic competitions held in honor of a recently deceased person.
  • Two funerals were held in honor of Dr. Moniba: one in the United States and one in his home country of Liberia.

honor of former

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is named in honor of former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.
  • The complex was renamed in honor of former US Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison in 2013.
  • In 2015, it was renamed in honor of former military head of state, General Yakubu Gowon.

great honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • To be invited to her house was considered a great honor.
  • Turkey saw "his decision as a great honor".
  • When a woman was bestowed as a Ghigau she was given great honor and responsibility.

named to honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was named to honor Scottish explorer of Africa, David Livingstone.
  • It was named to honor Philip Wallace Hiden, a local businessman and civic leader.
  • The roadway was built in 1935 and named to honor the 107th Engineer Combat Battalion.

honor bestowed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As of 2018, she is the Sterling Professor of English at Yale, the highest honor bestowed on Yale Faculty.
  • In 2006, he was awarded the Salvation Army "Others" Award, the highest honor bestowed by that organization.
  • His elevation to major general was the first such honor bestowed by the State of New York, or any other State in the Union.

civilian honor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honor.
  • The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honor of the Padma Shri in 2017.
  • In 2011, Obama awarded Bush with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States.

honor societies

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also helped secure chapters of all major engineering honor societies.
  • McGeoghan graduated with High Honors in multiple honor societies and received his B.S.
  • Numerous honor societies and scholastic fraternities have members based on major or course of study.

honor roll

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The university has made the honor roll every year since its inception in 2006.
  • For three years, Flanagan earned a spot on the UCLA athletic director's academic honor roll.
  • He was also an honor roll student and member of student council while prepping at Stafford High School.

honor the best

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The MTV Video Music Awards (VMA's) were established in 1984 by MTV to honor the best in music videos.
  • In 1956, one year after his death, the Cy Young Award was created to honor the best pitcher in each league for each season.
  • In 1956, about one year after Young's death, the Cy Young Award was created to honor the best pitcher in Major League Baseball for each season.

honor the memory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This organization continues to honor the memory of the mine disaster.
  • Since 1960, Romanies from Tarnów have been coming to the region to honor the memory of the victims.
  • This lecture series was made possible by a generous grant from Schlumberger to honor the memory of Dijkstra.

honor code

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The school's honor code was adopted from Kentucky Military Institute.
  • The school enforces an honor code that is similar to that of the higher education units of CES.
  • Today, there are myriad exceptions to the honor code in the form of new institute policies such as the fire policy, and alcohol policy.
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