in (someone's) honor

Definition of in (someone's) honor

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

Word by Word Definitions

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

honorplay
  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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