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Definition of Honorable

Honorable

  1. Worthy of honor; fit to be esteemed or regarded; estimable; illustrious.
  2. High-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation.
  3. Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive.
  4. Conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds.
  5. Worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude.
  6. Performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; an honorable burial.
  7. Of reputable association or use; respectable.
  8. An epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman.

Honorable Quotations

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw

A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful.
Charles W. Pickering

I always thought being a gamer and someone who had a sense of responsibility to the game and to my teammates was the honorable thing.
Cal Ripken, Jr.

Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that's their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.
Mario Andretti

Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
Henry Clay
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Honorable Translations

honorable in German is ehrenwert
honorable in Latin is honestus, ingenuus
honorable in Spanish is honorable
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