Meaning of “honour” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb UK US honor us uk /ˈɒnər/

[ T ] to show great respect for someone or something, usually in public:

[ often passive ] He was honoured for his bravery.
She was honoured with an Oscar.
honour an agreement/contract/promise, etc

to do what you agreed or promised to do:

The government failed to honour its promise to cut taxes.
→ Opposite dishonour verb

(Definition of “honour verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)