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
Synonyms: dishonor

"he was resigned to a life of dishonor"

Related terms: honor standing shame disrepute corruptness disesteem infamy dishonor
3. [ verb ] refuse to accept
Synonyms: dishonor

"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
Synonyms: dishonor
Related terms: honor unrighteousness infidelity dishonor
Similar spelling:   dishonor