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honors

verb
present tense third-person singular of honor

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to show appreciation, respect, or affection for (someone) with a public celebration
  • the newlyweds were honored with a dinner given by the bride's grandmother

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honors

noun
plural of honor

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1 an asset that brings praise or renown
  • a dedicated, caring teacher who is an honor to the teaching profession

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2 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement
  • the honor we give to our soldiers on Veterans Day

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3 something given in recognition of achievement
  • has received several honors from the Boy Scouts for his many years of service

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4 something granted as a special favor
  • it will be an honor for me to show your aunt around the city

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“Honors.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/honors. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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