full military honors

Definition of full military honors

:a special military ceremony for a person who has died
  • He was buried with full military honors.

Word by Word Definitions

full play
  1. : containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

  2. : complete especially in detail, number, or duration

  3. : lacking restraint, check, or qualification

  1. : very, extremely

  2. : entirely

  3. : straight, squarely

  1. : the highest or fullest state or degree

  2. : the utmost extent

  1. : to become full

  2. : to make full in sewing

  1. : to shrink and thicken (woolen cloth) by moistening, heating, and pressing

military play
  1. : of or relating to soldiers, arms, or war

  2. : of or relating to armed forces

  3. : performed or made by armed forces

  1. : military persons

  2. : armed forces

honor play honors
  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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