|1.||[ verb ] bring shame or dishonor upon|
|Synonyms:||disgrace dishonor shame attaint|
"he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
|Related terms:||honor foul shame shame dishonor dishonor|
|2.||[ noun ] a state of shame or disgrace|
"he was resigned to a life of dishonor"
|Related terms:||honor standing shame disrepute corruptness disesteem infamy dishonor|
|3.||[ verb ] refuse to accept|
"dishonor checks and drafts"
|Related terms:||honor honor refuse|
|4.||[ verb ] (criminal law,sexuality) force (someone) to have sex against their will|
|Synonyms:||rape dishonor violate outrage assault ravish|
"The woman was raped on her way home at night"
|Related terms:||assail gang-rape raper outrage violator rape|
|5.||[ noun ] lacking honor or integrity|
|Related terms:||honor unrighteousness infidelity dishonor|