great honor


great honor
huge honor; great deal of respect

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • honor — [än′ər] n. [ME honour < OFr < L honor, honos, official dignity, repute, esteem] 1. high regard or great respect given, received, or enjoyed; esp., a) glory; fame; renown b) good reputation; credit 2. a keen sense of right and wrong;… …   English World dictionary

  • honor — AE; BE spelling: honour I n. respect credit 1) to bring, do honor to (she brought honor to her family) 2) an honor to (he is an honor to his school) 3) in smb. s honor; in honor of (to give a reception in smb. s honor) distinction recognition 4)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • honor — 01. When Sears took over Eaton s department stores, the owners agreed to [honor] any Eaton s gift certificates sold to customers prior to the take over. 02. It is a great [honor] to be invited to speak to you tonight. 03. It is very exciting to… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • honor — hon|or1 [ anər ] noun ** ▸ 1 respect for what you do ▸ 2 moral belief/practice ▸ 3 something you are proud to do ▸ 4 prize for achievement ▸ 5 virginity ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the respect that people have for someone who achieves something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • honor — honorer, n. honorless, adj. /on euhr/, n. 1. honesty, fairness, or integrity in one s beliefs and actions: a man of honor. 2. a source of credit or distinction: to be an honor to one s family. 3. high respect, as for worth, merit, or rank: to be… …   Universalium

  • honor — hon•or [[t]ˈɒn ər[/t]] n. 1) honesty, fairness, or integrity in one s beliefs and actions: a code of honor[/ex] 2) a source of credit or distinction: to be an honor to one s country[/ex] 3) high respect, as for worth, merit, or rank: to be held… …   From formal English to slang

  • honor —   Ho ohanohano, hanohano.   Also: ho onani, ho ohiwahiwa, pāpahi, mālama, pa ihi, hano hāweo.    ♦ Honor guard, pū ali koa ho ohanohano.    ♦ A great honor, he ho ohanohano nui.    ♦ Honor your father, mālama i kou makua kāne.    ♦ Placed in a… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Great Falls (Missouri River) — Great Falls of the Missouri River Black Eagle Falls and Dam in 1988 Location Cascade County, Montana, USA Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • honor — n 1 glory, renown, *fame, celebrity, éclat, reputation, repute, notoriety Analogous words: esteem, respect, *regard, admiration: reverence, veneration, worship, adoration (see under REVERE): prestige, credit, authority, *influence, weight… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Great Seal of the United States — Reverse of the Seal …   Wikipedia


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