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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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.
Giovanni, therefore, did not fail in any attentions due to his nephew, and he caused him to be honourably received by the Fermians, and he lodged him in his own house, where, having passed some days, and having arranged what was necessary for his wicked designs, Oliverotto gave a solemn banquet to which he invited Giovanni Fogliani and the chiefs of Fermo.
Hearing this, the others honourably abstained, and the claimant ate the Shepherd all himself.
Like a boil is the evil deed: it itcheth and irritateth and breaketh forth--it speaketh honourably.
Whether these philosophers be the same with that surprising sect, who are honourably mentioned by the late Dr Swift, as having, by the mere force of genius alone, without the least assistance of any kind of learning, or even reading, discovered that profound and invaluable secret that there is no God; or whether they are not rather the same with those who some years since very much alarmed the world, by showing that there were no such things as virtue or goodness really existing in human nature, and who deduced our best actions from pride, I will not here presume to determine.
The author proposes some improvements, which are honourably received.
Crawford exactly what a young heated fancy imagines to be necessary for happiness, you resolve to refuse him at once, without wishing even for a little time to consider of it, a little more time for cool consideration, and for really examining your own inclinations; and are, in a wild fit of folly, throwing away from you such an opportunity of being settled in life, eligibly, honourably, nobly settled, as will, probably, never occur to you again.
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.
And so, as king of the country, apprehended the said Mr Allan, and carried him to the house of Denure, where for a season he was honourably treated, (gif a prisoner can think any entertainment pleasing;) but after that certain days were spent, and that the Earl could not obtain the feus of Crossraguel according to his awin appetite, he determined to prove gif a collation could work that which neither dinner nor supper could do for a long time.
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.