word of honor


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Noun1.word of honor - a promiseword of honor - a promise; "he gave his word"  
promise - a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future

word of honor

noun
A declaration that one will or will not do a certain thing:
Translations
becsületszó
References in classic literature ?
Come, Baisemeaux, if you can pledge me your word of honor, do so, that you will not open your lips to any one about what I am going to say to you.
Considering the present shattered condition of my constitution, you couldn't have given her better advice--upon my word of honor, you couldn't have given her better advice
On my word of honor," said Athos, "one must be either a Mazarinist or a Frondeur.
An inn, Miss Emily; a lonely inn, somewhere in the country; and a comfortless room at the inn, with a makeshift bed at one end of it, and a makeshift bed at the other--I give you my word of honor, that was how your aunt put it.
Two hours later--I give you my word of honor I am not exaggerating--Mercy Merrick was established at Julian's bedside.
not to tell it, under a promise given on my word of honor.