He received an honorable discharge under the Don't Ask, Don't Tell rules.
An honorable Congress knows in its bones that the full faith of the United States of America is at stake.
The honorable William J. Jefferson, former representative from Louisiana, left $90,000 in his freezer.
Perhaps the most stunning finding from the Harvard poll is this: just 36 percent believe it is honorable to run for public office.
I believe that a man should earn wealth by honorable means, but unfortunately others do not.
No one, however, had supposed that the honorable Heman might wish to buy it.
What an honorable future might have been his but for his youthful follies!
My honorable friend, the gentleman from South Carolina, (Mr. Taylor,) spoke of the crimes of these men.
honorable Russ was rubbing the side of his face thoughtfully.
He showed them that they might be free, honorable, and even wealthy, by their own means.
early 14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), from Old French honorable, from Latin honorabilis "that procures honor, estimable, honorable," from honorare "to honor" (see honor (n.)). Related: Honorably.
"Now, George, you must divide the cake honorably with your brother Charlie."--George: "What is 'honorably,' mother?" "It means that you must give him the largest piece."--George: "Then, mother, I should rather Charlie would cut it." ["Smart Sayings of Bright Children," collected by Howard Paul, 1886]