in honor of

Definition of in honor of

:as a way to show respect and admiration for (someone)
  • They're having a dinner in honor of the new coach.
  • The building was named in honor of the city's founder.

Word by Word Definitions

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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