Übersetzung von “honour” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun UK US honor uk /ˈɒn·ər/

[ no plural ] qualities such as goodness, honesty, and bravery that make people respect you

a man of honour
in honour of someone/something

in order to show great respect for someone or something

en honor a alguien/algo
a dinner in honour of the president

something that makes you feel proud and pleased

I had the great honour of meeting the King.

(Übersetzung von “honour” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)



respect for truth, honesty etc

a man of honour.

(the keeping or increasing of) a person’s, country’s etc good reputation

We must fight for the honour of our country.

fame; glory

He won honour on the field of battle.


This ceremony is being held in honour of those who died in the war.

something which a person feels to be a reason for pride etc

It is a great honour to be asked to address this meeting.

a title, degree etc given to a person as a mark of respect for his services, work, ability etc

distinción, condecoración
He has received many honours for his research into cancer.

(with capital ) (with His, Youretc) a title of respect used when talking to or about judges, mayors etc

Su Señoría
My client wishes to plead guilty, Your Honour.
honorary adjective

(often abbreviated to Hon.in writing) (of an official position) not having any payment

the Honorary Secretary of the Darts Association.

given to a person as a mark of respect for his ability etc

honoris causa; honorífico
an honorary degree.
honourable adjective ( honorable)

having, showing, bringing or deserving honour/honor

honrado; honorable
an honourable/honorable man.
honours noun plural ( honors)

(sometimes with capital ) (sometimes abbreviated to Hons when written) a degree awarded by universities, colleges etc to students who achieve good results in their final degree examinations, or who carry out specialized study or research; the course of study leading to the awarding of such a degree

licenciatura de categoría superior
He got First Class Honours in French
(also adjective ) an honours degree, (American) an honors course.

ceremony, when given as a mark of respect

The dead soldiers were buried with full military honours/honors.
(in) honour/honor bound

forced (to do something) not by law, but because one knows it is right

moralmente obligado
I said I would go if he sent for me, and I feel honour/honor bound to do as I promised.
on one’s honour/honor

an expression used to emphasize the truth and solemnity of something which is said

por el honor de uno mismo
Do you swear, on your honour/honor, never to reveal what you see here?
word of honour/honor noun

a promise which cannot be broken without loss of honour

palabra de honor
I give you my word of honour/honor that I’ll do it.
honorary, adjective, drops the u. honourable, adjective, keeps the u.

(Übersetzung von “honour” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)