1. [ noun ] a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Synonyms: honor award honour accolade

"an award for bravery"

Related terms: symbol approval academic_degree decoration pennant citation Nobel_prize cachet aliyah letter trophy trophy prix_goncourt Oscar prix_de_rome emmy mention honor award
2. [ noun ] the state of being honored
Synonyms: honor honour
Related terms: dishonor standing glory fame repute esteem honor
3. [ noun ] (in ancient Greece) wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
Synonyms: bay_wreath laurel_wreath
Related terms: wreath Greece
Similar spelling:   laurel_oak