Honorably
Honorably Hon"or*a*bly, adv. 1. In an honorable manner; in a manner showing, or consistent with, honor. [1913 Webster]

The reverend abbot . . . honorably received him. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Why did I not more honorably starve? --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Decently; becomingly. [Obs.] ``Do this message honorably.'' --Shak.

Syn: Magnanimously; generously; nobly; worthily; justly; equitably; fairly; reputably.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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