Definition of “honorable” - English Dictionary

“honorable” in British English

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(Definition of “honorable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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honorableadjective

Cdn Br honourable us /ˈɑn·ər·ə·bəl/

honorable adjective (HONEST/FAIR)

honest and fair:

The neighbors are decent, honorable people.

honorable adjective (DESERVING REWARD)

deserving public praise or reward:

honorable deeds

An honorable discharge from the armed forces is a release from your duties with praise from those in authority.

(Definition of “honorable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)