[ verb ] bestow honor or rewards upon
"Today we honor our soldiers" "The scout was rewarded for courageous action"
Used in print(The New York Times,...)
At a ceremony in the reception_room of Mayor_Richardson_Dilworth , the Eagles were honored for winning the championship .
Arnold_Palmer and Sam_Snead will be among those honored at the national awards dinner of the Metropolitan_Golf_Writers_Association tonight .(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
They honored the battling Billikens last night .(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)
A week later the Daily_Journal had discovered the initial plans of some Providence citizens to hold a meeting honoring John_Brown on the day of his execution .
The Providence_Daily_Post 's editor wrote that he could not believe that a meeting honoring Brown was to be held in Providence .
[ noun ] a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
"an award for bravery"
Used in print(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
The trio who shared the most-valuable honors were introduced by Bob_Broeg , sports_editor of the Post-Dispatch .("Editorials"...)
Since he has just shown who is top_dog , he may not be ready to receive this highest honor in the gift of the Soviet people .(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
Eighty thousand won top honors and a chance to try_for the team itself .(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)
In her letter to John_Brown , `` E._B. '' , the Quakeress from Newport , had suggested that the American people owed more honor to John_Brown for seeking to free the slaves than they did to George_Washington .
On November 22 , 1859 , the Providence_Daily_Journal stated that although Brown 's `` pluck '' and honest fanaticism must be admired , any honor paid to Brown would only induce other fanatics to imitate his actions .
[ noun ] the state of being honored
Used in print(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)
Imagine the honor of_it !(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
William , he was called , in honor of the man who was at_once Shelley 's pensioner and his most bitter detractor .
[ noun ] the quality of being honorable and having a good name
"a man of honor"
Used in print(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)
The innocent malfeasant , filled with that supreme sense of honor found in bars , insisted upon replacing the destroyed monocle - and did , over the protests of the former owner - with a square monocle .(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)
And when he did , when he gave to his ship that protection necessary to preserve her honor , he knew he would lose forever the Navy to which he had dedicated his soul .
[ verb ] show respect towards
"honor your parents!"
Used in print(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)
Now Eileen really would have_to settle_down to love honor and obey , and she 'd have_to quit drinking .