Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “honourable”

honourable

adjective   /ˈɒnərəbl/ UK
( US honorable) honest and fair, or deserving praise and respect
благородный, честный
a decent, honourable man → Opposite dishonourableHonesty, openness and sincerity
the Honourable a title used before the name of some important government officials
достопочтенный
Government ministers and civil servantsNames and titles
a title used in the UK before the name of certain people of high social rank
достопочтенный (титул некоторых высокопоставленных лиц в Великобритании)
Royalty, aristocracy and titles
honourably adverb
благородно
(Definition of honourable adjective from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “honourable” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

closeness

the quality of knowing someone very well, liking them a lot, and wanting to spend a lot of time together

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More