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Meaning of "do honour to" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DO HONOUR TO

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WHAT DOES DO HONOUR TO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of do honour to in the English dictionary

The definition of do honour to in the dictionary is to pay homage to. Other definition of do honour to is to be a credit to.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DO HONOUR TO

do a number on someone
do a perish
do a runner
do a Skase
do away with
do battle
do by
do down
do duty for
do for
do in
do justice to
do like a dinner
do one´s bit
do one´s block
do one´s cruet
do one´s level best
do one´s nana
do one´s nut
do one´s stuff

WORDS THAT END LIKE DO HONOUR TO

according to
all the better to
be a wake-up to
come home to
come to
come up to
down to
due to
face up to
give rise to
give way to
go to
in addition to
in order to
look forward to
make up to
near to
prior to
put up to
run counter to

Synonyms and antonyms of do honour to in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «do honour to» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DO HONOUR TO

Find out the translation of do honour to to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of do honour to from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «do honour to» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

就光荣地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

honrar a
570 millions of speakers

English

do honour to
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

करने के लिए सम्मान करते हैं
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لا تكريم ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

делает чести
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

honram a
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সম্মান করি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faire honneur à
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menghormati
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sie zu ehren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

に敬意ん
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에 명예 않습니다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngormati
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm vinh dự
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மரியாதை செய்யுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आदर करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Şerefinde bulun
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fare onore a
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mają zaszczyt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

робить честі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nu onora la
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τιμούν με
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doen eer aan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hedra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjøre ære på
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of do honour to

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DO HONOUR TO»

The term «do honour to» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.149 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DO HONOUR TO» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about do honour to

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DO HONOUR TO»

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Vollständiges Wörterbuch Der Englischen Sprache Für Die ...
... to eonserve, to keep in Honour, to preserve one's Honour, one's Reputation, Credit. zu Ehren get-eleven, to do Honour, to be or prove an Honour. etwas Ehren halse: than, to be bound in Honour to do a Thing. sid) rine Ehre domus machen, ...
Johann Ebers, 1796
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The works...
But, I. If Christ died to do honour to the divine law, then there is no glory in the gospel only on supposition ihat the law is a glorious law. For not one of the divine perfections are manifested in the death of an incarnate God to do honour to the ...
Joseph Bellamy, 1811
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The Works of the Rev. Joseph Bellamy, D.D., Late of Bethlem, ...
If Christ died to do honour to the divine law, then there is no glory in the gospel only on supposition that the law is a glorious law. For not one of the divine perfections are manifested in the death of an incarnate God to do honour to the divine ...
Joseph Bellamy, Noah Benedict, 1811
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Memoirs of the Princess Daschkaw, Lady of Honour to ...
Before I quit the subject of fruit I must do honour to the beauty of the Siberian apples, which are quite transparent, and of a larger size and finer flavour than any others I am acquainted with. So far for a snack before you set out on your ...
Ekaterina R. Daškova, Martha Bradford, 1840
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Documentary History of Education in Upper Canada: From the ...
I ask you, then, to do honour to our Soldiers and Sailors, to those gallant Heroes who have held up the Red Cross Flag in triumph in many a hard-fought contest. I ask you to do honour to the men who have done their duty, whenever and ...
Ontario. Dept. of Education, 1906
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Documentary History of Education in Upper Canada: From the ...
I ask you, then, to do honour to our Soldiers and Sailors, to those gallant Heroes who have held up the Red Cross Flag in triumph in many a hard-fought contest. I ask you to do honour to the men who have done their duty, whenever and ...
Ontario. Department of Education, John George Hodgins, 1906
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A phraseological Latin-English dictionary
To honour, to do honour to, to dignify. 2. Toad orn, to embellish. hfinestus. a, on. adj. 1. Honourable (i. e. regarded' with hangar, honoured, distinguished, respected, respectable). 2. Honourable (it virtuous, honest, good, full of integrity ; (of a ...
Charles Duke Yonge, 1856
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The Freemasons' quarterly (magazine and) review [afterw.] ...
I came here more especially to do honour to our dear Bros. Fourdrinier and Swansborough, but also to do honour to myself and to you. Perhaps these may be considered words of mere import, but, believe me, they are are not so ; they are ...
Freemasons' magazine, 1868
9
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
On such an occasion as this, when we have met from all parts of Scotland, to do honour to the memory of the greatest genins Scotland ever knew, it surely is uot only proper, but our bounden duty, to drink the health of the greatest genins which ...
10
The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's ...
On such an occasion as this, when we have met from all parts of Scotland, to do honour to the memory of the greatest genins Scotland ever knew, it surely is not only proper, but our bounden duty, to drink the health of the greatest genins which ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DO HONOUR TO»

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'Sati' choice before Maharaja Ranjit's Ranis
Upon his death being made public, the whole of the Sikh Sirdars at Lahore assembled to do honour to his suttee, and four of his favourite ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jun 15»
2
In awe of a precious Hebrew collection
... floral borders surrounding the text announces volumes of extreme beauty and exquisite craftsmanship that do honour to one of the greatest of ... «Jewish Chronicle, Jun 15»
3
Champlain's legacy endures: Sudbury historian
If English Canada embraced him as a full partner in Canada's foundations, it would do honour to the past of our neighbours. Respecting and ... «The Sudbury Star, Jun 15»
4
Who were the Waterloo Scots?
... an introduction telling of how, in 1855, a group of villagers met in a Fife inn to do honour to their veteran host on the anniversary of Waterloo. «BBC News, Jun 15»
5
Looking Back: Cricket, drunks and headlice
"The latter, having won the toss, went to the wicket first, with a determination to defend the stumps and do honour to their club to the utmost of ... «Darlington and Stockton Times, Jun 15»
6
Saint-Etienne take Lyon to court over defamation
"This decision, described as humorous by OL, on the contrary illustrates a dangerous form of ostracism that does not do honour to the Lyon club ... «ESPN FC, Apr 15»
7
Have NPP & NDC Learnt Anything from the Nigerian 2015 …
NDC, and in this case President Mahama, should not dare collude with the Electoral Commission to rig the election, but to do honour to himself ... «GhanaWeb, Apr 15»
8
Because he never wavered, we didn't falter. Because he fought, we …
... not so few non-Singaporeans who came out of deep respect and a sense of compulsion that here was a man they wanted to do honour to. «The Straits Times, Mar 15»
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Nurses entertained and treated
Dr Macdonald, in making the presentation, said they had met to do honour to the nurses who were leaving our shores for active service with the ... «Otago Daily Times, Mar 15»
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Chronicling the historyof the town
He and his brave brother, Henry, Lord Beaumont, with a splendid retinue, went forth to meet and do honour to the nuncios....The two parties met ... «Morpeth Herald, Mar 15»

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