1. High respect, as that shown for special merit; esteem:
the honor shown to a Nobel laureate.
2. Good name; reputation.
3. A source or cause of credit:
was an honor to the profession.
4. Glory or recognition; distinction.
5. A mark, token, or gesture of respect or distinction:
the place of honor at the table.
6. A military decoration.
7. A title conferred for achievement.
8. Nobility of mind; probity.
9. High rank.
10. The dignity accorded to position:
awed by the honor of his office.
11. Great privilege:
I have the honor to present the governor.
12. Honor Used with His, Her, or Your as a title and form of address for certain officials, such as judges and mayors:
Honor 阁下：与His, Her 或 Your 连用，作为一种头衔和对某些官员的称谓，例如法官和市长：
Her Honor the Mayor.
13. A code of integrity, dignity, and pride, chiefly among men, that was maintained in some societies, as in feudal Europe, by force of arms.
14. Principled uprightness of character; personal integrity.
15. A woman's chastity or reputation for chastity.
16. honors Social courtesies offered to guests:
did the honors at tea.
18. Special recognition for unusual academic achievement:
graduated with honors.
19. A program of individual advanced study for exceptional students:
planned to take honors in history.
20. Sports The right of being first at the tee in golf.
22. Any of the four or five highest cards, especially the ace, king, queen, jack, and ten of the trump suit, in card games such as bridge or whist.
23. The points allotted to these cards. Often used in the plural.
24. To hold in respect; esteem.
25. To show respect for.
26. To bow to (another dancer) in square dancing:
Honor your partner.
27. To confer distinction on:
He has honored us with his presence.
28. To accept or pay as valid:
honor a check; a store that honors all credit cards.
29. Under an obligation enforced by the personal integrity of the one obliged:
I was honor bound to admit that she had done the work.
30. Middle English
31. from Old French
32. from Latin
33. These nouns denote admiration, respect, or esteem accorded to another as a right or as due.
34. Honor, the most general term, is applicable both to the feeling and to the expression of such sentiments:
He tried to be worthy of the honor in which he was held.
35. Homage is an expression of high regard and respect, often in the form of a ceremonial tribute that conveys allegiance:
“There is no country in which so absolute a homage is paid to wealth” (Ralph Waldo Emerson).
36. Reverence is a feeling of deep respect and devotion:
“Kill reverence and you've killed the hero in man” (Ayn Rand).
37. Veneration is both the feeling and the reverential expression of respect, love, and awe:
Her veneration for traditional learning never wavered.
38. Deference is courteous, respectful regard for another that often takes the form of yielding to his or her decisions or wishes:
Have confidence in your own judgment;