browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
honorary

more about honorary

honorary


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Honorarium  \Hon`o*ra"ri*um\,  Honorary  \Hon"or*a*ry\,  n.  [L. 
  honorarium  (sc.  donum),  fr  honorarius.  See  {Honorary},  a.] 
  1.  A  fee  offered  to  professional  men  for  their  services;  as 
  an  honorarium  of  one  thousand  dollars.  --S.  Longfellow. 
 
  2.  (Law)  An  honorary  payment,  usually  in  recognition  of 
  services  for  which  it  is  not  usual  or  not  lawful  to  assign 
  a  fixed  business  price.  --Heumann. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Honorary  \Hon"or*a*ry\,  a.  [L.  honorarius,  fr  honor  honor:  cf 
  F.  honoraire.] 
  1.  Done  as  a  sign  or  evidence  of  honor;  as  honorary 
  services.  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  Conferring  honor,  or  intended  merely  to  confer  honor 
  without  emolument;  as  an  honorary  degree.  ``Honorary 
  arches.''  --Addison. 
 
  3.  Holding  a  title  or  place  without  rendering  service  or 
  receiving  reward;  as  an  honorary  member  of  a  society. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  honorary 
  adj  :  given  as  an  honor  without  the  normal  duties;  "an  honorary 
  degree" 




more about honorary