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honor

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Noun

Singular
honor

Plural
-

honor (-)
  1. (US) An objectification of praiseworthiness, respect. (I.e., something that represents praiseworthiness, respect.)
  2. (US) The center point of the upper half of an armorial escutcheon.
  3. (US) An ace, king, queen, jack, or ten especially of the trump suit in bridge.
  4. (US) The privilege of playing first from the tee in golf.

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Verb

Infinitive
to honor

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to honor (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To show respect for.
  2. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To conform to, abide by, act in accordance with (an agreement, request, or the like).
  3. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To bestow an honor on a person

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Latin

Noun

honor (genitive honōris); m, third declension

  1. honor, esteem

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative honor honōrēs
genitive honōris honōrum
dative honōrī honōribus
accusative honōrem honōrēs
ablative honōre honōribus
vocative honor honōrēs

Spanish

Noun

honor m. (plural honores)

Singular
honor m.

Plural
honores m.

  1. honor.

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