Definition of Honourably

1. Adverb. With honor. "He was honorably discharged after many years of service"

Exact synonyms: Honorably
Antonyms: Dishonorably



Definition of Honourably

1. Adverb. (British) In a honourable manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Honourably

honorless
honorous
honors
honostyled
honour
honour'd
honour killing
honour killings
honour roll
honour rolls
honour system
honourabilities
honourability
honourable
honourableness
honourably (current term)
honourarium
honourary
honoured
honouree
honourees
honourer
honourers
honourest
honoureth
honourific
honouring
honourless
honourous
honours

Literary usage of Honourably

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World by Jonathan Swift (1894)
"The Author proposes some Improvements which are honourably received. IN the School of Political Projectors I was but ill entertained, the Professors ..."

2. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet by Enguerrand de Monstrelet, Joseph Dacier (1849)
"THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY RETURNS FROM GERMANY, AND IS MOST honourably RECEIVED IN THE TOWNS OF LILLE AND ARRAS. ON the last day of October in this same year, ..."

3. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the by Enguerrand de Monstrelet, Bon-Joseph Dacier, Pierre Desrey (1867)
"On the 24th of the same month he went to Arras, where he was likewise honourably and joyfully received,—for he had been long absent, and God had now ..."

4. The Lancet (1842)
"... and the contempt of society. he will demean himself honourably in the practice of his profession, and to the utmost of his power maintain the dignity ..."

5. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"On his return to England in May 1795 he was tried by court-martial for the loss of the Alexander, but was honourably acquitted. ..."

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