honour in Engels
v. show respect; respect, esteem; give an award to, pay tribute, praise; accept; fulfill a promise show respect; respect, esteem; give an award to, pay tribute, praise; accept; fulfill a promise (also honor)
For me, being able to help them learn Spanish is an honour, and so I give these lessons as a volunteer.
Both feared and respected, Egypt’s charioteers were honoured citizens.
‘No, no!’ said Sarrasine, ‘I ask nothing of you that men of honour may not do.’
“If it would not put your honour out...”
“Sure, it is an arm, your honour!”
“Oh, Mr Fogg,” said Ralph politely, “that would be quite unnecessary. We will take your word, as a gentleman of honour!”
“Sure, it does, your honour; but it is an arm just the same.”
“Yes, your honour; a pilot-boat, Number 43, the best in the flotilla.”
Can I speak to your honour? he said in a low voice.
After the three meetings I had with her, said the lawyer, I began, as I have had the honour of telling Your Lordship, to be extremely suspicious.
1. respect: homage, reverence, adoration, deference, obeisance, distinction, veneration
2. fame: renown, glory, repute, distinction, esteem, accolade, praise
3. privilege: favour
4. integrity: honesty, probity, uprightness, principle, nobleness, character
5. chastity: purity, virginity
6. respect: regard, esteem, reverence, adore, venerate, revere, worship