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Definition of honored (Meaning of honored)
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Honor Hon"or, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Honored}; p. pr. & vb. n.
	     {Honoring}.] [OE. honouren, onouren, OF. honorer, honourer,
	     F. honorer, fr. L. honorare, fr. honor, n.]
	     1. To regard or treat with honor, esteem, or respect; to
	        revere; to treat with deference and submission; when used
	        of the Supreme Being, to reverence; to adore; to worship.
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	              Honor thy father and thy mother.      --Ex. xx. 12.
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	              That all men should honor the Son, even as they
	              honor the Father.                     --John v. 23.
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	              It is a custom
	              More honor'd in the breach than the observance.
	                                                    --Shak.
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	     2. To dignify; to raise to distinction or notice; to bestow
	        honor upon; to elevate in rank or station; to ennoble; to
	        exalt; to glorify; hence, to do something to honor; to
	        treat in a complimentary manner or with civility.
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	              Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king
	              delighten to honor.                   --Esther vi.
	                                                    9.
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	              The name of Cassius honors this corruption. --Shak.
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	     3. (Com.) To accept and pay when due; as, to honora bill of
	        exchange.
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	  honored honored adj.
	     1. of high repute; -- of people.
	
	     Syn: esteemed, prestigious, respected.
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	     2. greatly admired.
	
	     Syn: glorious, illustrious, magnificent.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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