Meaning of HONOR in Hindi
Meaning of honor in Hindi
Meaning of HONOR in English
- Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration; reverence; veneration; manifestation of respect or reverence.
- That which rightfully attracts esteem, respect, or consideration; self-respect; dignity; courage; fidelity; especially, excellence of character; high moral worth; virtue; nobleness; specif., in men, integrity; uprightness; trustworthness; in women, purity; chastity.
- A nice sense of what is right, just, and true, with course of life correspondent thereto; strict conformity to the duty imposed by conscience, position, or privilege.
- That to which esteem or consideration is paid; distinguished position; high rank.
- Fame; reputation; credit.
- A token of esteem paid to worth; a mark of respect; a ceremonial sign of consideration; as, he wore an honor on his breast; military honors; civil honors.
- A cause of respect and fame; a glory; an excellency; an ornament; as, he is an honor to his nation.
- A title applied to the holders of certain honorable civil offices, or to persons of rank; as, His Honor the Mayor. See Note under Honorable.
- A seigniory or lordship held of the king, on which other lordships and manors depended.
- Academic or university prizes or distinctions; as, honors in classics.
- The ace, king, queen, and jack of trumps. The ten and nine are sometimes called Dutch honors.
- To regard or treat with honor, esteem, or respect; to revere; to treat with deference and submission; when used of the Supreme Being, to reverence; to adore; to worship.
- To dignify; to raise to distinction or notice; to bestow honor upon; to elevate in rank or station; to ennoble; to exalt; to glorify; hence, to do something to honor; to treat in a complimentary manner or with civility.
- To accept and pay when due; as, to honora bill of exchange.
Examples and usage
To better understand the meaning of HONOR, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word HONOR
"Such an honor it is."
- The word/phrase 'honor' was used by 'J. K. Rowling' in 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets'.
"It would be such an honor if you would attend."
- 'J. K. Rowling' has used the honor in the novel Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets.
"She's always going on about how I should be upholding the family honor."
- To understand the meaning of honor, please see the following usage by J. K. Rowling in Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire.
HONOR usage in Proverbs/Idioms
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Usage of "HONOR": Examples from famous English Poetry
"Made a banquet to his honor."
- This term honor was used by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the Poem The Song of Hiawatha.
"My hand I extend and my honor I offer;"
- This term honor was used by Carol Stecher and Jim Foreman in the Poem Love Poem.
"Happy in marriage, honor and love"
- This term honor was used by Earl J. Dawson Jr. in the Poem Love Poem.
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