honourably


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Adv.1.honourably - with honor; "he was honorably discharged after many years of service"
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honourably

honorably (US) [ˈɒnərəblɪ] ADVhonradamente

honourably

[ˈɒnərəbli] (British) honorably (US) adv [behave] → honorablementhonour-bound [ˌɒnərˈbaʊnd] (British) honor-bound (US) adj
to be honour-bound to do sth → être tenu(e) par l'honneur de faire qchhonours degree n (British)licence fhonours list n (British) the honours list liste des personnes devant être récompensées ou décorées par la Reine

honourably

, (US) honorably
advin Ehren; behave, actehrenhaft, wie ein Ehrenmann; settle peaceehrenvoll; mentionrühmend, lobend

honourably

honorably (Am) [ˈɒnərəblɪ] advonorevolmente, con onore
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Your musical knowledge alone would entitle you to name your own terms, have as many rooms as you like, and mix in the family as much as you chose;that isI do not know if you knew the harp, you might do all that, I am very sure; but you sing as well as play;yes, I really believe you might, even without the harp, stipulate for what you chose;and you must and shall be delightfully, honourably and comfortably settled before the Campbells or I have any rest.
But when the second moment had passed, when she found every doubt, every solicitude removed, compared her situation with what so lately it had been,--saw him honourably released from his former engagement, saw him instantly profiting by the release, to address herself and declare an affection as tender, as constant as she had ever supposed it to be,--she was oppressed, she was overcome by her own felicity;-- and happily disposed as is the human mind to be easily familiarized with any change for the better, it required several hours to give sedateness to her spirits, or any degree of tranquillity to her heart.
I wish to set before you, honourably, the exact consequences - so far as they are within my knowledge - of your abetting him in this appeal.
uf must prepare to restore his fief of Ivanhoe,'' said De Bracy, who, having discharged his part honourably in the tournament, had laid his shield and helmet aside, and again mingled with the Prince's retinue.
The author proposes some improvements, which are honourably received.
Some are glad to sell their daughters, rather than marrying them honourably.
So he wrote to Giovanni Fogliani that, having been away from home for many years, he wished to visit him and his city, and in some measure to look upon his patrimony; and although he had not laboured to acquire anything except honour, yet, in order that the citizens should see he had not spent his time in vain, he desired to come honourably, so would be accompanied by one hundred horsemen, his friends and retainers; and he entreated Giovanni to arrange that he should be received honourably by the Fermians, all of which would be not only to his honour, but also to that of Giovanni himself, who had brought him up.
I am extremely indebted to your unbounded philanthropy," said Maria, rising and courtseying with great gravity; "do not doubt of its being honourably mentioned at"--
No, monsieur; I have made inquiries everywhere, but they all ask me for references; and to speak truth, I do not like to apply to the directress, because I consider she acted neither justly nor honourably towards me; she used underhand means to set my pupils against me, and thereby render me unhappy while I held my place in her establishment, and she eventually deprived me of it by a masked and hypocritical manoeuvre, pretending that she was acting for my good, but really snatching from me my chief means of subsistence, at a crisis when not only my own life, but that of another, depended on my exertions: of her I will never more ask a favour.
Gretchen's cheeks grow sunken, and she begins to wither; until at last, after some twenty years, their substance has multiplied, and sufficient gulden have been honourably and virtuously accumulated.
The Musgroves are behaving like themselves, most honourably and kindly, only anxious with true parental hearts to promote their daughter's comfort.
He was therefore honourably received, and a special dwelling was assigned him.