honournounUK (US honor) uk /ˈɒn.ər/ us /ˈɑː.nɚ/
honour noun (RESPECT)
honour noun (REWARD)
- He graduated with a second-class honours degree in physics.
- Tom has just graduated with first-class honours in psychology.
- Adrian has a joint honours ( double honours) degree in English and philosophy.
- The Colonel was buried with full military honours.
- Full military honours and a 21-gun salute marked his funeral.
honourverb [T]UK (US honor) uk /ˈɒn.ər/ us /ˈɑː.nɚ/
honour verb [T] (RESPECT)
- Children need to be taught to honour other people's opinions.
- The treaty honours the rights of both nations.
- The press nowadays seems incapable of honouring anyone's privacy.
- There actually is a rule about not blocking the front entrance, but no one honours it.
- The fund was set up to honour the memory of Joe's grandmother, a tireless social campaigner.
honour verb [T] (REWARD)