Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
n. pl. hon·o·rar·i·ums or hon·o·rar·i·a (-ē-ə)
A payment given to a professional person for services for which fees are not legally or traditionally required.
[Latin honōrārium, from neuter of honōrārius, honorary, from honor, honor.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
n, pl -iums or -ia (-ɪə)
(Commerce) a fee paid for a nominally free service
[C17: from Latin: something presented on being admitted to a post of honour]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
hon•o•rar•i•um(ˌɒn əˈrɛər i əm)
n., pl. -rar•i•ums, -rar•i•a (-ˈrɛər i ə)
1. a payment in recognition of acts or professional services for which custom or propriety forbids a price to be set.
2. a fee for services rendered by a professional person.
[1650–60; < Latin honōrārium fee paid on taking office, n. use of neuter of honōrārius honorary]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
a fee for professional services.See also: Dues and Payment
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||honorarium - a fee paid for a nominally free service|
reward - payment made in return for a service rendered
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
honorarium[ˌɒnəˈrɛərɪəm] N (honorariums or honoraria (pl)) [ˌɒnəˈrɛərɪə] → honorarios mpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
honorarium[ˌɒnəˈrɛəriəm] n (= fee) → prime f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n pl <honoraria> → Honorar nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007