do the honors

Definition of do the honors

  1. :  to do the actions performed by a host or hostess My mother cooks a big turkey for Thanksgiving every year, and when it comes to carving, my father does the honors at the table. The Ambassador did the honors by introducing the guest speaker.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to bring to pass :  carry out

    :  put

    :  perform, execute

  1. :  fuss, ado

    :  deed, duty

    :  a festive get-together :  affair, party

  1. :  the first tone of the diatonic scale in solmization

  1. : ditto

    : double occupancy

honorplay honors
  1. :  good name or public esteem :  reputation

    :  a showing of usually merited respect :  recognition

    :  privilege

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

    :  to give special recognition to :  to confer honor on

    :  to live up to or fulfill the terms of


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