Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun honours

1 sense of honours

Sense 1
honours, honours degree -- (a university degree with honors)
       => academic degree, degree -- (an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun honour

4 senses of honour

Sense 1
honor, honour, laurels -- (the state of being honored)
       => standing -- (social or financial or professional status or reputation; "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing")

Sense 2
award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels -- (a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery")
       => symbol -- (an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance)

Sense 3
honor, honour -- (the quality of being honorable and having a good name; "a man of honor")
       => righteousness -- (adhering to moral principles)

Sense 4
honor, honour, purity, pureness -- (a woman's virtue or chastity)
       => virtue, chastity, sexual morality -- (morality with respect to sexual relations)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb honour

3 senses of honour

Sense 1
honor, honour, reward -- (bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action")
       => recognize, recognise -- (show approval or appreciation of; "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean")

Sense 2
respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe -- (show respect towards; "honor your parents!")
       => accept -- (consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument")

Sense 3
honor, honour -- (accept as pay; "we honor checks and drafts")
       => accept, take, have -- (receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present")

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