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Meaning of word honest from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

honest   adjective

Meaning : Not disposed to cheat or defraud. Not deceptive or fraudulent.

Example : Honest lawyers.
Honest reporting.

Synonyms : honorable

Deceptive or fraudulent. Disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive.

dishonest, dishonorable

Meaning : Without dissimulation. Frank.

Example : My honest opinion.

Meaning : Worthy of being depended on.

Example : A dependable worker.
An honest working stiff.
A reliable source of information.
He was true to his word.
I would be true for there are those who trust me.

Synonyms : dependable, reliable, true

Meaning : Without pretensions.

Example : Worked at an honest trade.
Good honest food.

Meaning : Marked by truth.

Example : Gave honest answers.
Honest reporting.

Meaning : Not forged.

Example : A good dollar bill.

Synonyms : good

Meaning : Gained or earned without cheating or stealing.

Example : An honest wage.
An fair penny.

Synonyms : fair