honor [-s] n

OFr < L. honōrem, repute, esteem, dignity.

  1. Glory; distinction; exaltation; prestige; high status.
  2. Reward; earthly achievement.
  3. Dignity; high respect; true reverence.
  4. Integrity; uprightness; moral rectitude.
  5. Phrase. “in honor of”: to show respect for; showing deference to; demonstrating obedience to the laws of.

honor v

see honor, n.

  1. Worship; glorify; respect; show reverence; manifest the highest veneration for.
  2. Exalt; dignify; elevate in rank; raise distinction of; cause to be recognized.