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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Honorably  \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.''  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Magnanimously;  generously;  nobly;  worthily;  justly; 
  equitably;  fairly;  reputably. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  honorably 
  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}] 




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