[syn: honorably, honourably]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Honorably \Hon"or*a*bly\, adv.
1. In an honorable manner; in a manner showing, or consistent
The reverend abbot . . . honorably received him.
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. Honorarium
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in an honorable manner; "he acted honorably" [syn:
honorably, uprightly] [ant: dishonorably]
2: with honor; "he was honorably discharged after many years of
service" [syn: honorably, honourably] [ant:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "honorably":
blamelessly, conscientiously, creditably, decently, erectly,
estimably, fastidiously, high-mindedly, honestly, immaculately,
irreproachably, meticulously, morally, nobly, punctiliously,
purely, reputably, respectably, righteously, scrupulously,
stainlessly, unimpeachably, unspottedly, uprightly, upstandingly,