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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.


Synonymshonorable


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


Similarright


Antonymswrong









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