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honest

Synonyms and Antonyms of honest

7 being exactly as appears or as claimed

  • a restaurant serving honest down-home Southern cooking
Synonyms of honest

authentic, bona fide, certifiable, certified, dinkum [Australian {amp}amp;amp; New Zealand], echt, genuine, pukka (also pucka), real, right, sure-enough, true

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for real

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Synonym Discussion of honest

upright, honest, just, conscientious, scrupulous, honorable mean having or showing a strict regard for what is morally right. upright implies a strict adherence to moral principles.
    • a stern and upright minister
honest stresses adherence to such virtues as truthfulness, candor, or fairness.
    • known for being honest in business dealings
just stresses conscious choice and regular practice of what is right or equitable.
    • workers given just compensation
conscientious and scrupulous imply an active moral sense governing all one's actions and painstaking efforts to follow one's conscience.
    • conscientious in the completion of her assignments
    • scrupulous in carrying out the terms of the will
honorable suggests a firm holding to codes of right behavior and the guidance of a high sense of honor and duty.
    • a difficult but honorable decision

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