in (someone's) honor

idiom

: as a way to show respect and admiration for (someone)
They're having a dinner in the new coach's honor.

Examples of in (someone's) honor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Saturday, July 6, the former California governor, 76, shared a thoughtful Instagram post in honor of his friend's 78th birthday, featuring a few images of the pair throughout the years. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 6 July 2024 In May, the vocalist shared a video of her son’s birth as well as clips of her first few weeks of motherhood in honor of her first Mother’s Day as a parent. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 5 July 2024 Fortunately, Vintage released a smaller paperback edition in honor of its 20th anniversary. Hayley Maitland, Vogue, 4 July 2024 His Tara Foundation, named in honor of his favorite golden retriever, takes in dogs of all sizes who need forever homes. Oline H. Cogdill, Sun Sentinel, 3 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for in (someone's) honor 

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“In (someone's) honor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20%28someone%27s%29%20honor. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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