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honour

2 verb
     
honour2 British English ; honor American English [transitive]
1

be/feel honoured (to do something)

to feel very proud and pleased:
I felt very honoured to be included in the team.
2 formal to show publicly that someone is respected and admired, especially by praising them or giving them a special title
honour somebody with something
He was honored with an award for excellence in teaching.
honour somebody for something
Two firefighters have been honoured for their courage.
3

honour a promise/contract/agreement etc

SCL to do what you have agreed to do:
Once again the government has failed to honour its promises.
We pray that both sides will continue to honour their commitment to the peace agreement.
4 to treat someone with special respect:
In a marriage, you need to honour one another.
I was treated like an honored guest.
5

honour a cheque

BFB if your bank honours a cheque that you have given someone, it pays the money to that person
6

somebody has decided to honour us with their presence

used humorously when someone arrives late, or to someone who rarely comes to a meeting, class etc

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