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 for honoring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Honor \Hon"or\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Honored ([o^]n"[~e]rd); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Honoring.] [OE. honouren, onouren, OF.
     honorer, honourer, F. honorer, fr. L. honorare, fr. honor,
     n.]
     1. To regard or treat with honor, esteem, or respect; to
        revere; to treat with deference and submission; when used
        of the Supreme Being, to reverence; to adore; to worship.
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              Honor thy father and thy mother.      --Ex. xx. 12.
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              That all men should honor the Son, even as they
              honor the Father.                     --John v. 23.
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              It is a custom
              More honor'd in the breach than the observance.
                                                    --Shak.
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     2. To dignify; to raise to distinction or notice; to bestow
        honor upon; to elevate in rank or station; to ennoble; to
        exalt; to glorify; hence, to do something to honor; to
        treat in a complimentary manner or with civility.
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              Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king
              delighten to honor.                   --Esther vi.
                                                    9.
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              The name of Cassius honors this corruption. --Shak.
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     3. (Com.) To accept and pay when due; as, to honora bill of
        exchange.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  honoring
      n 1: conformity with law or custom or practice etc. [syn:
           honoring, observance] [ant: nonobservance]

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