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  Definition of honorable
  1. not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"; "an honest wage"; "honest weight"
  2. showing or characterized by honor and integrity; "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country"
  3. deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family''s good name"
  4. adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action"; "had the moral courage to stand alone"
  5. used as a title of respect; "my honorable colleague"; "our worthy commanding officer"
Similar Words: honest, honourable, estimable, good, respectable, ethical, moral

 

See Also: direct, genuine, echt, honourable, sincere, straight, true, trustworthy, trusty, honest, just, moral, noble, reputable, worthy

 

Attributes: honorableness, honourableness

 

 
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