Definitions of honorary

  1. given as an honor without the normal duties; "an honorary degree" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A fee offered to professional men for their services; as, an honorarium of one thousand dollars. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An honorary payment, usually in recognition of services for which it is not usual or not lawful to assign a fixed business price. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Done as a sign or evidence of honor; as, honorary services. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor without emolument; as, an honorary degree. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Holding a title or place without rendering service or receiving reward; as, an honorary member of a society. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Done or conferred as a sign of high esteem; as, an honorary degree. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Conferring honor: holding a title or office without performing services or receiving a reward. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. A fee. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Conferring honor; given as a mark of honor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Conferring honor; being a token of honor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Conferring honour, or intended merely to confer honour; possessing a litle or place without performing service, or receiving reward. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. Intended merely to confer honour; unpaid. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. As applied to public offices and other positions of responsibility or trust,this term means either that the ollice or title is bestowed upon the incumbent as a markof honor or compliment, without intending to charge him with the active discharge ofthe duties of the place, or else that he is to receive no salary or other compensation inmoney, the honor conferred by the Incumbency of the office being his only reward. SeeHas- wcll v. New York, 81 N. Y. 25S. In other connections, it means attached to orgrowing out of some honor or dignity or honorable ollice. or else it imports an obligationor duty growing out of honor or trust only, as distinguished from legal accountability. thelawdictionary.org
  15. on'or-ar-i, adj. conferring honour: holding a title or office without performing services or receiving a reward.--n. a fee. [L. honorarius--honor.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  16. Conferred as an honour (without the usual requirements, functions, &c.); holding h. title or position; h. secretary, treasurer, &c., serving without pay (abbr. hon.); (of obligations) depending on honour, not legally enforceable. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. n. [Latin] A fee offered to professors in universities, and to medical or other professional gentlemen. Cabinet Dictionary
  18. Done in honour; conferring honour without gain. Complete Dictionary

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