1. [ verb ] bring shame or dishonor upon
Synonyms: disgrace shame dishonour attaint

"he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"

Related terms: honor foul shame shame
2. [ noun ] a state of shame or disgrace
Synonyms: dishonour

"he was resigned to a life of dishonor"

Related terms: honor standing shame disrepute corruptness infamy disesteem
3. [ verb ] (criminal law,sexuality) force (someone) to have sex against their will
Synonyms: rape dishonour violate outrage assault ravish

"The woman was raped on her way home at night"

Related terms: assail gang-rape raper outrage violator rape
4. [ verb ] refuse to accept
Synonyms: dishonour

"dishonor checks and drafts"

Related terms: honor honor refuse
5. [ noun ] lacking honor or integrity
Synonyms: dishonour
Related terms: honor unrighteousness infidelity
Similar spelling:   dishonored