honor


honor
hon·or vt hon·ored, hon·or·ing
1: to accept and pay
the bank honor ed the check
2: to purchase or discount (a draft) in compliance with a letter of credit

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

honor
I (good reputation) noun character, dignitas, existimatio, fama, good name, good opinion, goodness, high regard, incorruptibility, integrity, moral rectitude, principle, probity, purity, rectitude, regard, reliability, reputability, repute, respectability, righteousness, scrupulousness, sense of responsibility, standing, status, trustiness, trustworthiness, uprightness, virtue associated concepts: reputation evidence II (outward respect) noun acclaim, admiration, adulation, aggrandizement, appreciation, approbation, approval, commendation, consideration, courtesy, credit, deference, devotion, distinction, esteem, estimation, exaltation, favor, glorification, glory, high regard, homage, laud, laudation, obeisance, praise, prominence, regard, reverence, tribute, veneration, worship III verb acclaim, accredit, advance, aggrandize, applaud, belaud, bepraise, canonize, celebrare, celebrate, cheer, cite, colere, commemorate, commend, compliment, confer distinction on, congratulate, consecrate, crown, decorare, decorate, defer to, distinguish, elevate, ennoble, esteem, eulogize, exalt, extol, glorify, hail, hold in esteem, idolize, laud, lionize, look up to, make important, memorialize, pay deference, pay homage, pay respects, pay tribute, praise, prize, promote, put on a pedestal, raise, raise to distinction, regard, respect, revere, reverence, salute, set store by, show respect, toast, value, venerate associated concepts: honorary trust IV index accept (recognize), character (reputation), compensate (remunerate), conscience, credit (recognition), dedicate, defer (yield in judgment), deference, discharge (pay a debt), distinction (reputation), elevate, eminence, estimation (esteem), ethics, homage, integrity, keep (fulfill), laudation, mention (tribute), merit, observe (obey), pay, prestige, principle (virtue), privilege, prize, probity, raise (advance), recognize (acknowledge), rectitude, regard (esteem), regard (hold in esteem), respect, right (righteousness)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


honor
v.
To accept a check, note, credit card, or other form of payment.
v.
A title of courtesy given to a judge, as in the phrase “Your Honor” or the adjective “Honorable.”

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


honor
As a verb, to accept a bill of exchange, or to pay a note, check, or accepted bill, at maturity.
To pay or to accept and pay, or, where a credit so engages, to purchase or discount a draft complying with the terms of the draft.
As a noun, in old English law, a seigniory of several manors held under one baron or lord paramount. Also those dignities or privileges, degrees of nobility, knighthood, and other titles that flow from the crown.
In the United States, the customary title of courtesy given to judges, and occasionally to some other officers, as, "his honor," "your honor," "honorable."

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


honor
As a verb, to accept a bill of exchange, or to pay a note, check, or accepted bill, at maturity.
 
To pay or to accept and pay, or, where a credit so engages, to purchase or discount a draft complying with the terms of the draft.
 
As a noun, in old English law, a seigniory of several manors held under one baron or lord paramount. Also those dignities or privileges, degrees of nobility, knighthood, and other titles that flow from the crown.
 
In the United States, the customary title of courtesy given to judges, and occasionally to some other officers, as, "his honor," "your honor," "honorable."

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • HONOR — HONOR, the high respect, esteem, reverence, admiration, or approbation shown, felt toward, or received by a deity or person. Honor is accorded to those in a position of authority (Gen. 45:13) achieved by heroism (Judg. 8:22; I Sam. 18:5), wisdom… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • honor — [än′ər] n. [ME honour < OFr < L honor, honos, official dignity, repute, esteem] 1. high regard or great respect given, received, or enjoyed; esp., a) glory; fame; renown b) good reputation; credit 2. a keen sense of right and wrong;… …   English World dictionary

  • honor — sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Cualidad por la que una persona o una cosa merece el respeto y la consideración de los demás y el suyo propio: un hombre de honor. El honor obliga a luchar hasta el fin en las batallas. 2. Buena fama que… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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