Synonyms for honorable

Synonyms for (adjective) honorable

Synonyms: honest, honorable

Definition: not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent

Usage: honest lawyers; honest reporting

Similar words: downright

Definition: characterized by plain blunt honesty

Usage: a downright answer; a downright kind of person


Synonyms: honorable, honourable

Definition: worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect

Usage: an honorable man; led an honorable life; honorable service to his country

Similar words: revered, august, venerable

Definition: profoundly honored

Usage: revered holy men


Similar words: laureate

Definition: worthy of the greatest honor or distinction

Usage: The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag- James Traub


Similar words: time-honored, time-honoured

Definition: honored because of age or long usage

Usage: time-honored institutions


Synonyms: estimable, respectable, honorable, good

Definition: deserving of esteem and respect

Usage: all respectable companies give guarantees; ruined the family's good name

Similar words: reputable

Definition: having a good reputation

Usage: a reputable business; a reputable scientist; a reputable wine


Synonyms: honorable, honourable, ethical

Definition: adhering to ethical and moral principles

Usage: it seems ethical and right; followed the only honorable course of action

Similar words: right

Definition: in conformance with justice or law or morality

Usage: do the right thing and confess