honour  

  • Pronunciation of honour: AA1 N ER0 ('ɑnər)

  • Number of syllables of honour: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of honour

  • Definition of honour

    • (n): a woman''s virtue or chastity  
    • (n): the quality of being honorable and having a good name; "a man of honor"  
    • (n): a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"  
    • (n): the state of being honored  
    • (v): accept as pay; "we honor checks and drafts"  
    • (v): show respect towards; "honor your parents!"  
    • (v): bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageus action"  
  • Examples of honour

    • The festival was in honour of Dionysus Lenaius.  
    • He was the first African to receive the honour of knighthood.  
    • In 1953, the badge was given an augmentation of honour.  
    • My honour is the steadfast strength of my brethren.  
    • All the Autobots pay the last honour to the dying hero.  
    • The Infant Jesus was given the place of honour.  
    • Rectitude and honour being on extended leave of absence is why.  
    • In the Republic, the triumph was the highest honour.  
    • He named the country Darling, in honour of the Governor.  
    • Here he means the honour of the chastity of his uncorrupted wife.  

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