honor (Amer.) n. esteem, respect, good reputation; integrity, honesty, truthfulness; award, tribute; privilege; pride, dignity (also honour) v. show respect; respect, esteem; give an award to, pay tribute, praise; accept; fulfill a promise (also honour)

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