Definition of Honorable

Honorable a. means: Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive.

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Honorable a. means: Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive.

Meaning of Honorable

Honorable (a.) means: Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive.

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Honorable (a.): An epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman.

Honorable (a.): Performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; an honorable burial.

Honorable (a.): Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive.

Honor (n.): A title applied to the holders of certain honorable civil offices, or to persons of rank; as, His Honor the Mayor. See Note under Honorable.

Base (a.): Not held by honorable service; as, a base estate, one held by services not honorable; held by villenage. Such a tenure is called base, or low, and the tenant, a base tenant.

Gloried (a.): Illustrious; honorable; noble.

Digne (a.): Worthy; honorable; deserving.

Honorable (a.): Of reputable association or use; respectable.

Honest (a.): Decent; honorable; suitable; becoming.

Tongue (n.): Honorable discourse; eulogy.

Generous (a.): Of honorable birth or origin; highborn.

Honorableness (n.): The state of being honorable; eminence; distinction.

Ignoble (a.): Not honorable, elevated, or generous; base.

Well-intentioned (a.): Having upright intentions or honorable purposes.

High-principled (a.): Possessed of noble or honorable principles.

Honorable (a.): Conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds.

Honest (a.): To adorn; to grace; to honor; to make becoming, appropriate, or honorable.

Honorable (a.): Worthy of honor; fit to be esteemed or regarded; estimable; illustrious.

Graced (a.): Endowed with grace; beautiful; full of graces; honorable.

Ancestry (n.): Condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent.

Magnanimous (a.): Dictated by or exhibiting nobleness of soul; honorable; noble; not selfish.

Soldierly (a.): Like or becoming a real soldier; brave; martial; heroic; honorable; soldierlike.

Top (n.): The highest rank; the most honorable position; the utmost attainable place; as, to be at the top of one's class, or at the top of the school.

Honorable (a.): Worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude.

Dignity (n.): The state of being worthy or honorable; elevation of mind or character; true worth; excellence.

Fesse (n.): A band drawn horizontally across the center of an escutcheon, and containing in breadth the third part of it; one of the nine honorable ordinaries.

Honorable (a.): High-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation.

High-minded (a.): Having, or characterized by, honorable pride; of or pertaining to elevated principles and feelings; magnanimous; -- opposed to mean.

Title (n.): An appellation of dignity, distinction, or preeminence (hereditary or acquired), given to persons, as duke marquis, honorable, esquire, etc.

Generous (a.): Exhibiting those qualities which are popularly reregarded as belonging to high birth; noble; honorable; magnanimous; spirited; courageous.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Honorable

Meaning of faire amende honorable

faire amende honorable means: make amends (lit.: make an honorable amend)

Meaning of Fly

Fly means: , (flie) adj.,  Beautiful, clean, honorable.  “That guy is so fly.”  [Etym., 19th C. England, stylish coach]

Meaning of Clean Thing

Clean Thing means: Denotes propriety or what is honorable. "He did the "clean thing" and turned himself in."

Meaning of Mattachine Society

Mattachine Society means: Founder Harry Hay, In 1951 a non-profit organization for educating the public in all aspects of homosexuality. Mattachine Society, lobbied for the revision of federal,, state and municipal laws discriminating against gays in employment, and housing, the decriminalization of consensual sodomy between adults, and assembly, demanded honorable discharges for homosexuals in the armed forces, and the suppression of police harassment and entrapment, and the enactment of a bill of gay rights. http://www.sodomylaws.org/usa/dc/dcnews02.htm http://www.sbu.ac.uk/stafflag/mattachine.html http://www.shapingsf.org/ezine/gay/files/gaymatta.html http://qsfmagazine.com/qsf/9606/hay.html http://www.indegayforum.org/articles/varnell99.html http://gaytoday.badpuppy.com/garchive/events/122000ev.htm

Meaning of Honorable

Honorable means: An epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman.

Meaning of Honorable

Honorable means: Performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; an honorable burial.

Meaning of Honorable

Honorable means: Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive.

Meaning of Honor

Honor means: A title applied to the holders of certain honorable civil offices, or to persons of rank; as, His Honor the Mayor. See Note under Honorable.

Meaning of Base

Base means: Not held by honorable service; as, a base estate, one held by services not honorable; held by villenage. Such a tenure is called base, or low, and the tenant, a base tenant.

Meaning of Gloried

Gloried means: Illustrious; honorable; noble.

Meaning of Digne

Digne means: Worthy; honorable; deserving.

Meaning of Honorable

Honorable means: Of reputable association or use; respectable.

Meaning of Honest

Honest means: Decent; honorable; suitable; becoming.

Meaning of Tongue

Tongue means: Honorable discourse; eulogy.

Meaning of Generous

Generous means: Of honorable birth or origin; highborn.

Meaning of Honorableness

Honorableness means: The state of being honorable; eminence; distinction.

Meaning of Ignoble

Ignoble means: Not honorable, elevated, or generous; base.

Meaning of Well-intentioned

Well-intentioned means: Having upright intentions or honorable purposes.

Meaning of High-principled

High-principled means: Possessed of noble or honorable principles.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Condemned

Condemned means: Used for condemned persons.

Meaning of Isodulcite

Isodulcite means: A white, crystalline, sugarlike substance, obtained by the decomposition of certain glucosides, and intermediate in nature between the hexacid alcohols (ductile, mannite, etc.) and the glucoses.

Meaning of Level

Level means: Figuratively, to bring to a common level or plane, in respect of rank, condition, character, privilege, etc.; as, to level all the ranks and conditions of men.

Meaning of Parial

Parial means: See Pair royal, under Pair, n.

Meaning of Vomitory

Vomitory means: Causing vomiting; emetic; vomitive.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of hawkshaw

hawkshaw means: Detective. Mildred hired some two-bit hawkshaw to follow me around and make sure I'm not seeing someone else.

Meaning of Mac

Mac means: n 1 (abbr. of “Macintosh”) light waterproof jacket which can usually be squashed up into an impressively small size for packing away. Possibly derived from the name of the gentleman who worked out how to infuse rubber and cloth. Americans call the same sort of thing a “slicker.” 2 buddy: Are you alright Mac? The two meanings appear together in the Bonzo Dog Doodah Band’s song “Big Shot,” which features the lines: On the way home a punk stopped me: “You got a light, mac?” / I said “No, but I’ve got a dark brown overcoat.”

Meaning of Clean up the kitchen

Clean up the kitchen means: Order of hash

Meaning of Mecks

Mecks means:     Wine or spirits

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