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Wordnet 3.0


1. given as an honor without the normal duties;
- Example: "an honorary degree"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor without emolument; as, an honorary degree. "Honorary arches." --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. Holding a title or place without rendering service or receiving reward; as, an honorary member of a society. [1913 Webster]

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