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Definition of "honours" []

  • Plural form of honour. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of honour. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "honours" in a sentence
  • "Mrs. Harte, the good old housekeeper, had been sent down to prepare for the reception of the family, and a world of trouble she had had; but all was now right and proper, and she was as active and alert as the youngest of her maidens could have been, in conducting the ladies to their apartments, in showing all the old places, and doing what she called the honours of the _re-installation_."
  • "Also receiving honours from the Monarch at Buckingham Palace will be Clara Furse, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange, who receives a damehood for her career in the financial services industry."
  • "Why is it only ever senior officers receive honours from the queen?"