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Meaning of HONORABLY

Pronunciation:  'ânurublee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  with honor; "he was honorably discharged after many years fo service"
  2. [adv]  in an honorable manner; "he acted honorably"

HONORABLY is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: honourably, uprightly
 Antonyms: dishonorably



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hon"or*a*bly\, adv.
1. In an honorable manner; in a manner showing, or consistent
   with, honor.

         The reverend abbot . . . honorably received him.

         Why did I not more honorably starve?  --Dryden.

2. Decently; becomingly. [Obs.] ``Do this message
   honorably.'' --Shak.

Syn: Magnanimously; generously; nobly; worthily; justly;
     equitably; fairly; reputably.

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