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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hon·or·a·bly adv.
 1. In an honorable manner; in a manner showing, or consistent with, honor.
    The reverend abbot . . . honorably received him.   --Shak.
    Why did I not more honorably starve?   --Dryden.
 2. Decently; becomingly. [Obs.] “Do this message honorably.”
 Syn: -- Magnanimously; generously; nobly; worthily; justly; equitably; fairly; reputably.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: in an honorable manner; "he acted honorably" [syn: uprightly]
             [ant: dishonorably]
      2: with honor; "he was honorably discharged after many years fo
         service" [syn: honourably] [ant: dishonorably]