Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “honour”

See all translations

honour

noun
respect for truth, honesty etc
honradez
a man of honour.
(the keeping or increasing of) a person’s, country’s etc good reputation
honor
We must fight for the honour of our country.
fame; glory
gloria
He won honour on the field of battle.
respect
honor
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
honor
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
honorario
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
honores
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.
(Definition of honour from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “honour” in Spanish

Definitions of “honour” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cold snap

a short period of cold weather

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More