What is the meaning of honorable?


  • Not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent.
    • usage: "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"
  • Worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect.
    • usage: "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country"
  • Adhering to ethical and moral principles.
    • usage: "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action"
  • Deserving of esteem and respect.
    • usage: "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
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