honour in a sentence



great respect


person or thing serving as source of honour

public appreciation

Verb transitive

make payment

respect highly

Example Sentences

A soldier must value honour above life.

A soldier safeguard’s the honour of his country.

A suspected case of honour killing has been reported in the district.

He did not harm them in any way but also protected their honour at all costs.

He did not honour his commitment.

He gave a dinner in honour of his son’s marriage.

He got great honour.

He had the honour of attending upon the king.

He has brought great honour to the Indian army.

He is a gentleman of honour and a great administrator.

He is a man of honour.

He is a man of parts, that is why all love and honour him.

He is a man of principle and will always honour his word.

He is an honour to his family.

He is an honour to the profession.

He is honour to his profession.

He is so arrogant that he will not honour anyone.

He is the guest of honour on this occasion.

He richly deserves a place of honour in society.

He was awarded the highest honour of the land.

He was cremated with great honour.

He will be received with honour.

He will win the game with honour.

He won top honour.

His honour is at stake now.

Holi is celebrated in honour of Lord Krishna.

Honour is dearer to me than life.

I can sacrifice everthing just for the honour of my country.

I can sacrifice everything just for the honour of my country.

I consider an honour to work here.

I have given a word of honour to my friend to keep the information confidential.

I have the honour of knowing many languages.

I honour him.

It is a great honour for me that you have considered me fit for the task.

It is an honour for me to be here this evening.

It is an honour to be a part of such a great cast.

It is an honour to be with you.

It is an honour to have you with us.

It is celebrated to honour the seventh incarnation of the Lord Vishnu Rama-chandra.

It was a great honour for me.

Mahatma Gandhi has the honour of the title of “father of the nation”.

River Nile has the honour of being the longest river in the world.

Self-Respect refers to loving oneself and behaving with honour and dignity.

Shall we not honour him ?

She has brought honour to her family.

She is an honour to her school.

Thanks for this honour !

The function was organised to honour the toppers and motivate other students to work hard.

The honour of the family is very dear to me.

This is a matter of pride for me to honour you.

This was in honour of the Chief Guest.

This was so great an honour that it excited the envy of his rivals.

We are prepared to honour him.

We ought to honour our National Flag.

We should all keep up the honour of our country.

We should place the country’s honour above all other considerations.

What is honour killing?

What is the difference between glory and honour?

You have brought honour to them and ought to be proud of you.


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Synonyms of honour


We thank you for calling our attention

He never pays attention in class.

She paid careful attention to what I was doing.

They never pay any attention to me.

I don’t pay much attention.


I cannot place confidence in his words.

Don’t put much confidence in him.


I hope you will join the celebrations.

The main celebrations are held in Delhi.


Where are your credit cards?

I’d like to pay by credit card.

Please give me your credit card.

She acquired credit with in the town.

All major credit cards are accepted.

His job is to manage credit authorization.

They claimed credit for tax reduction.

She’s maxed out all her credit cards.

My credit card was rejected by the cashpoint.


He makes no distinction between the white and the black races.

Death makes no distinction between the high and the low.

For him there is no distinction of caste and colour.


The Christians have faith in the Bible.

He had inculcated’ a sense of brotherhood and a bond of faith among his followers.

Adversity revives man’s faith in God.

Have faith in God.

He had no faith in rituals.

I have no faith in a silly superstition.

All the members but me have faith in what he says.

Her faith in God is unshaken.


May I use your phone please?

There have been many great authors of fame in India.

The lead singer rose to fame overnight.

Desire of fame is the common weakness of human mind.

His fame spread far and wide.

He’s letting his fame go to his head.

It is wrong to aim at fame only.


She sacrificed her life for the glory of her country.


You praise your own work.

Your work is praise worthy.

My friends here are all praise for you.

These men sacrificed their lives for the motherland without expecting any praise or reward.

Too much praise will turn her head.

I can’t praise him enough.

He was not aware that the praise was a satire in disguise.

We cannot praise him too much.


There’s a lot of prestige in this job.

His prestige is at stake.


The craving for recognition is great.

The world has paid due recognition to her ability.


He keeps up the reputation of the firm.

He has a very bad reputation around town.


We pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.

I pay tribute to him.

We both are animal lovers and it is our tribute to the animals.

The verdict is a tribute to their fairness.


You trust people too much.

Though he is not my friend but even then I can trust him.

That merchant is so dishonest that we cannot trust him.

I’m asking you to do this because I trust you.

I don’t trust him any longer.

You can trust him with any job.

You must not trust every man.

I have no idea to what extent I can trust them.

Of course you can trust me.


We must take this matter into account as a whole.

On account of his negligence, his business failed.

He told me a story.

You need to open an account at a bank to receive the payment.

She gave an account of how she had escaped.

Your account is empty.

Before taking the measures you must take account of the difficult circumstances.

We ask you to account for your conduct.

I opened an account in my daughter’s name.

The game was called off on account of rain.

We paid an account of dollars.

The train was delayed on account of snow.

This account does not agree with the facts.


The blossoms offered their adoration to sun.


The details for your perusal, consideration and necessary action are enclosed.

Money is not the only consideration with me.

I hope to get a favorable consideration from your good self.

In consideration of his many meritorious services to the country, he was made Governor.

Her consideration of them is obvious.

Take these healthy tips into consideration and you’ll have a sound digestive system.

I will forgive him out of consideration for you.


With all due deference to such a high authority on such a very important matter.

He has deference for his elders’ views.

He treats his parents with great deference.

The youth of today do not have deference for their elders.

I’ll work on the principle that deference is no substitute for obedience.


The elevation of the blood pressure level is known as hypertension.

Real greatness depends on what a person does for others.


Real greatness depends on what a person does for others.

They try to impress their greatness upon others.

True greatness consists in loving all.

The greatness of a man does not lie in the number of years he lives on the earth.

They achieved greatness in various fields.

In spite of this, nobody can deny the greatness of this day.

This shows the greatness of his soul.

No man can attain greatness without constant exertions.

Some have greatness thrust upon them.


We pay our homage to India.

This is the homage of a reverent heart.

We give our reverent homage to India.

People paid homage to the departed leader.


Where are you going?

They went somewhere.

People often laud Christopher Columbus for all the lands that he discovered.


What was the importance of the laurel wreath for the visitors?


What changes do we notice in the lives of the people under the influence of television ?

I did not notice you.

Read the notice about life-saving equipment.

This notice has been altered.

Put up the notice on the notice-board.


She demands an obeisance every morning.

Pilgrims paid obeisance at the naturally formed ice lingam in the cave .

On the eve of New Year, lakhs of devotees from across the world today paid obeisance at Golden Temple.

The dictator enforced obeisance on the people.


His music has attained great popularity overseas.

His popularity increased.


He secured 86 % marks and 4th rank in his annual exams.

The rank and file were starving and were ready to desert.

He rose to the rank of Captain.

He was advanced to the rank of general.

The hierarchy of rank has long been fixed.


She has international renown as a painter.


My son has got admission in a professional college of repute where the fee is very high.

A leader of great repute passed away this morning.


His name is held in reverence.

We should be reverent to every religion.

I salute with profound reverence.

In Hindu Mythology birds and animals hold a great reverence as they are the vehicles of many deities.

We bow in reverence to our gurus.

He showed great reverence towards the pictures of the god.


Aarti is performed as an act of veneration and love.

My veneration for other faiths is the same as for my own.


Her forehead was decked with a wreath of flowers.

He placed a wreath on the Rajghat.

I put the wreath on the grave.

The girl in the picture has a flower wreath on her head

A wreath was bound around his head.










High Standing



Antonyms of Honour


He had no one but himself to blame.

He didn’t blame him for hitting.

Don’t blame him for what he did.

He doesn’t blame him for getting angry.

Don’t blame the messenger.

He is wrong to lay the blame on her.


Use these pills in your face mask for a blemish free skin.


They censure the socialistic policies of the government.


The coldblooded murder of him in the name of ragging has brought shame and condemnation from all over the country .

His remarks added up to a condemnation of my plan.


It is hoped that the criticism will be taken in good light.

His proposal met with strong criticism.

He reacted to his criticism the next day.

He listened to his criticism calmly.

Only a thick-skinned man can face such severe criticism by public.

I do not like much criticism.

The candidate made a quick response to the criticism.

A bare word of criticism makes her nervous.


This has resulted in earth pollution and degradation of environment.

What signals at our moral degradation ?


If depression goes on gathering man becomes a psychological wreck.

There are times when you are going through a phase of depression stress or grief.

These are the ways that can help you heal yourself from depression .

Some people may undergo depression during that phase.

I suffer from depression during the wintertime.


I do not believe in the derision of him.


His disbelief in God turned him into an atheist.

I had an expression of disbelief on my face.


They disdain him.


I have heard of his disgrace indeed.

Ill-mannered children bring disgrace to the family.

I would rather die than disgrace myself.


Death is better than dishonour.

He preferred death to dishonour.

I prefer death to dishonour.


Please disregard this inquiry.

Didn’t you disregard a stop sign?

We disregard them thinking they are harmless.

He has a disregard for the law.

She continued to see him in disregard of my advice.


It is unwise to disrespect elders.

Never disrespect him.

He is trying to disrespect you.


I have distrust of you.

He has a distrust of his subordinates.

Why did you distrust him ?

The long and short of it is that I distrust you.


Whether you doubt it or accept it, this change is right upon us.

I had to get rid of my doubt about it.

That car is no doubt in an awful condition.

There could be no doubt as to who the man was.

I don’t for a moment doubt your honesty.


The hot humiliation of it overwhelmed her.

They won’t forget their humiliation.


They neglect their studies.

Therefore you should not neglect studies.

Don’t neglect your studies.

It is silly of you to neglect your studies.

Some students neglect their studies in favor of sports.

They didn’t neglect their own duty.

She was dismissed on the grounds of neglect of duty.

Don’t neglect your daily responsibilities.

A man should never neglect his family for business.


Might is sometimes used to express reproach.

Neither players nor reproach can move him.


She looked at him with scorn in her eyes.

She has scorn for me.

He was the scorn of the other boys.


ill repute






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