do (someone) the honor

Definition of do (someone) the honor

:to do something that shows that one has respect for (someone)
  • I hope you'll do me the honor of accepting this invitation.

Word by Word Definitions

do play
  1. : to bring to pass : carry out

  2. : put

  3. : perform, execute

  1. : fuss, ado

  2. : deed, duty

  3. : a festive get-together : affair, party

  1. : the first tone of the major scale in solfège

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

honor play
  1. : good name or public esteem : reputation

  2. : a showing of usually merited respect : recognition

  3. : privilege

  1. : to regard or treat (someone) with admiration and respect : to regard or treat with honor

  2. : to give special recognition to : to confer honor on

  3. : to live up to or fulfill the terms of


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