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verb [transitive] honor pronunciation in American English /ˈɑnər/
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present tense
present participlehonoring
past tensehonored
past participlehonored
  1. 1
    to show your respect or admiration for someone, especially by giving them a prize or title, or by praising them publicly
    She will be honored for her work in promoting friendship between the two countries.
    We are here today to honor the men and women who gave their lives for their country.
  2. 2
    to do what you said you would do or what you promised to do
    honor a promise/pledge/commitment: The government will honor its promise to give this land back to the Native Americans.
    honor a contract/agreement: Once a contract has been signed, it has to be honored.
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