honor-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: show respect for

The group honored the following doctors with awards at their International Symposium.
Today we honor our soldiers.
Today we had our puja and honored the mountain Gods.
If we honored the Wright Brothers' first flight with an elaborate Blue Angels air show,
would it humble their accomplishments?

VerbNet: judgement-33
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: honor.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: accept as payment

We honor checks and drafts.
Do you honor coupons online?

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 3: keep a promise, contract, or agreement

Do you honor the postmark for delinquent payments?
We honor competitors' sale prices.
This pharmacy honors these insurance plans.
The government should protest when it thinks that another government is failing to honor treaty obligations.
China urges the United States to honor its words on the Taiwan issue.
She sacrificed her body and, ultimately, her soul to honor her promise.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Compliance
PropBank: honor.02