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English adjective: honourable

1. honourable worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect

SamplesAn honorable man.
Led an honorable life.
Honorable service to his country.


Similaraugust, laureate, revered, time-honored, time-honoured, venerable

See alsohonest, honorable, just, moral, noble, reputable, worthy

Attributehonorableness, honourableness

Antonymsdishonorable, dishonourable

2. honourable adhering to ethical and moral principles

SamplesIt seems ethical and right.
Followed the only honorable course of action.

Synonymsethical, honorable



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