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English → English (gcide) Definition: Right honorable Honorable \Hon"or*a*ble\, a. [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.] 1. Worthy of honor; fit to be esteemed or regarded; estimable; illustrious. [1913 Webster] Thy name and honorable family. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. High-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation. [1913 Webster] 3. Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive. [1913 Webster] Is this proceeding just and honorable? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds. [1913 Webster] Honorable wounds from battle brought. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 5. Worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude. [1913 Webster] Marriage is honorable in all. --Heb. xiii. 4. [1913 Webster] 6. Performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; as, an honorable burial. [1913 Webster] 7. Of reputable association or use; respectable. [1913 Webster] Let her descend: my chambers are honorable. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 8. An epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman. [1913 Webster] Note: Honorable is a title of quality, conferred by English usage upon the younger children of earls and all the children of viscounts and barons. The maids of honor, lords of session, and the supreme judges of England and Ireland are entitled to the prefix. In American usage, it is a title of courtesy merely, bestowed upon those who hold, or have held, any of the higher public offices, esp. governors, judges, members of Congress or of the Senate, mayors, and often also extended to lower officials, such as city council members. [1913 Webster] Right honorable. See under Right. [1913 Webster] Right \Right\, adv. 1. In a right manner. [1913 Webster] 2. In a right or straight line; directly; hence; straightway; immediately; next; as, he stood right before me; it went right to the mark; he came right out; he followed right after the guide. [1913 Webster] Unto Dian's temple goeth she right. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Let thine eyes look right on. --Prov. iv. 25. [1913 Webster] Right across its track there lay, Down in the water, a long reef of gold. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 3. Exactly; just. [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Came he right now to sing a raven's note? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. According to the law or will of God; conforming to the standard of truth and justice; righteously; as, to live right; to judge right. [1913 Webster] 5. According to any rule of art; correctly. [1913 Webster] You with strict discipline instructed right. --Roscommon. [1913 Webster] 6. According to fact or truth; actually; truly; really; correctly; exactly; as, to tell a story right. “Right at mine own cost.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Right as it were a steed of Lumbardye. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] His wounds so smarted that he slept right naught. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] 7. In a great degree; very; wholly; unqualifiedly; extremely; highly; as, right humble; right noble; right valiant. “He was not right fat”. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] For which I should be right sorry. --Tyndale. [1913 Webster] [I] return those duties back as are right fit. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: In this sense now chiefly prefixed to titles; as, right honorable; right reverend. [1913 Webster] Right honorable, a title given in England to peers and peeresses, to the eldest sons and all daughters of such peers as have rank above viscounts, and to all privy councilors; also, to certain civic officers, as the lord mayor of London, of York, and of Dublin. [1913 Webster] Note: Right is used in composition with other adverbs, as upright, downright, forthright, etc. [1913 Webster] Right along, without cessation; continuously; as, to work right along for several hours. [Colloq. U.S.] Right away, or Right off, at once; straightway; without delay. [Colloq. U.S.] “We will . . . shut ourselves up in the office and do the work right off.” --D. Webster. [1913 Webster]

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