honor


honor

noun

Definition of HONOR

2
an asset that brings praise or renown <a dedicated, caring teacher who is an honor to the teaching profession>
3
public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement <the honor we give to our soldiers on Veterans Day>
4
something given in recognition of achievement <has received several honors from the Boy Scouts for his many years of service>
5
something granted as a special favor <it will be an honor for me to show your aunt around the city>
Synonyms appanage (also apanage), boon, concession, honor

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