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honor

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2 an asset that brings praise or renown

  • a dedicated, caring teacher who is an honor to the teaching profession
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a feather in one's cap

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3 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement

  • the honor we give to our soldiers on Veterans Day
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4 something given in recognition of achievement

  • has received several honors from the Boy Scouts for his many years of service
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5 something granted as a special favor

  • it will be an honor for me to show your aunt around the city
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honor, homage, reverence, deference mean respect and esteem shown to another. honor may apply to the recognition of one's right to great respect or to any expression of such recognition.
    • the nomination is an honor
homage adds the implication of accompanying praise.
    • paying homage to Shakespeare
reverence implies profound respect mingled with love, devotion, or awe.
    • great reverence for my father
deference implies a yielding or submitting to another's judgment or preference out of respect or reverence.
    • showed no deference to their elders

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honor

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to show appreciation, respect, or affection for (someone) with a public celebration

  • the newlyweds were honored with a dinner given by the brideʼs grandmother
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