Definition of honourably adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (especially US English honorably) adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈɒnərəbli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːnərəbli//
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  1. 1in a way that is deserving of respect and admiration; in a way that shows high moral standards to behave honourably
  2. 2in a way that allows somebody to keep their good name and the respect of others He was honourably discharged from the army on medical grounds.