a system whereby the students at a school, the inmates in a prison, etc., are put on their honor to observe certain rules in order to minimize administrative supervision or to promote honesty.
noun, Bridge. 1. (in certain bidding systems) a high card or set of high cards that can reasonably be expected to take a trick, the total worth of such cards in a hand being the basis for evaluating its strength and bidding.
[on-er] /ˈɒn ər/ noun, verb (used with object), adjective, Chiefly British. 1. . [on-er] /ˈɒn ər/ noun 1. honesty, fairness, or integrity in one’s beliefs and actions: a man of honor. 2. a source of credit or distinction: to be an honor to one’s family. 3. high respect, as for worth, merit, or rank: to […]
/ˈɒnərəbəl; ˈɒnrəbəl/ adjective 1. possessing or characterized by high principles: honourable intentions 2. worthy of or entitled to honour or esteem 3. consistent with or bestowing honour /ˈɒnərəbəl; ˈɒnrəbəl/ adjective 1. (prenominal) the Honourable, a title of respect placed before a name: employed before the names of various officials in the English-speaking world, as a […]
- Honourable discharge
noun 1. See discharge (sense 15)