Worthy of being honored; entitled to deference or respect on account of character or rank; eminent; illustrious.Actuated by principles of honor or a scrupulous regard to rectitude or reputation; acting justly or in good faith.Conferring or suitable for honor or distinction; creditable; reputable.Consistent with or conformable to honor or reputation; honest; sincere; marked by probity or good faith: as, honorable intentions or motives; an honorable character.Held in honor; worthy of respect; free from shame or disgrace; respectable: as, honorable poverty.Performed or accompanied with marks of honor or with testimonials of esteem: as, an honorable burial.Of respectable quality or amount; adequate to requirement; sufficient: as, an honorable salary.An epithet put before a person's name as a conventional title of respect or distinction.Synonyms Honorary, Honorable. See honorary.Just, upright, conscientious, high-minded, magnanimous. See comparison under honesty.n. An honored or distinguished person.n. One who bears the formal or official title of honorable.