To give public approval and praise. “She was universally/widely/publicly acclaimed for her contribution to the discovery”.

A piece of writing submitted for publication in a jounal, book, article, story, item, chapter, paper essay.

Or a gift or payment to a common fund or collection, donation, gift, present, donative. Something that you contribute or to do help produce or achieve something together with other.

If you make a contribution to something, you do something to help make it successful. “The thing contributed his USD 100 contribution to the cancer research fund”. A gift or payment to a common fund or collection.


Because the ‘h’ is silent in honour or honor. Sometimes ‘an’ is used even if the ‘h’ is aspirated.

Of a sound – pronounced with an exhalation of breath. Or the sound represented in English by the letter “h” in words such as house.

Aspirated is past simple and past participle of aspirate. To pronounce (a vowel or a consonant) with aspiration.

To pronounce (a vowel or word) with the initial release of breath associated with English h, as in hurry.

To follow (a consonant, especially a stop consonant) with a puff of breath that is clearly audible before the next sound begins, as in English pit or kit.


It can also be used to mean ‘apart from that’ as in “Both players suffered bruising but were otherwise unhurt”.

Causing a bruise or bruises. An injury or mark where the skin has not been broken but is darker in colour, often as a result of being hit.

An injury transmitted through unbroken skin to underlying tissue causing rupture of small blood vessels and escape of blood into the tissue with resulting discoloration.

A bruise is an injury which appears as a purple mark on your body, although the skin is not broken. If you bruise a part of your body, a bruise appears on it.


Honour. regard with respect or/and warm approval. Or look at (something impressive or attractive) with pleasure.

Owesome, interesting, magnificent, admirable. If an object or achievement is impressive, you admire or respect it, usually because it is special.

Making or tending to make a marked impression. Having the power to excite attention, awe, or admiration an impressive display of skill. “Spectacular very impressive and exciting to look at or watch”.

Something that is impressive makes you admire it because it is very good, large and important. “The figures certainly look impressive”.

2. Accomplished, expert, skilled, skilful, or masterly.


“They all admired her courage”. If you admire someone or something, you like and respect them very much.

Bravery, braveness, courageousness, fearlessness, daring, “It takes courage to speak out against the tide of opinion”.

The ability to control your fear in a dangerous or difficult situation. Or to be brave and confident.

The quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc. Without fear, obsolete.

They do not have the courage to apologise for they actions”.

Courage is the quality shown by someone who decides to do something difficult or dangerous, even though they may be afraid. “He has impressed everyone with his authority and personal courage”.


For example: “This was an historic occasion”.

A particular event. Or the time at which it takes place. Happening, occurance, affair, case. The time of the something happened, or will happen.

A particular time, especially when something happens or has happened. A special or formal event.

Occasion is a special event or a specific time when something is possible or when something will happen,especially when something happens or has happened.

“We met on several occasions to discuss the issue, I’ve heard him be rude to her on a number of occasions.


(honor/honour) these spelling differences are reflected in the words, which are two variations of the same word. One is the American spelling, while the other is British.

Throw back (heat, light, sound) without absorbing it. “When the sun’s rays hit the Earth a lot of the heat is reflected back into space”.

Shine back, mirror return, “The snow reflects a great deal of light”.

2. Think deeply or carefully about. Consider, give consideration to, deliberate about, “He reflected on his responsibilities as a teacher.

If a surface reflects light, heat, sound or an image, it sends the light. Something that reflects comes back to you. If you look in a mirror, you will see your reflected image.


It’s shorthand for pound weight. The form “ib” is actually an abbreviation of the Latin word libra, which could mean a pound. Itself a shortened form of the full expression above.

Shorten. Make or become shorter. Synonys as abbreviate, reduce, shrink, decrease, diminish. “You can shorten your essay without losing its balance”.

To become shoter or to make something shorter. To make something shorter in length, or distance.

An abbreviation or short, is a shortened form of a word or phrase used mainly in writing to represent the complete form.

Shortenings are abbreviation in which the beginning or end of the word has been dropped.


It’s shorthand for pound weight. The form “ib” is actually an abbreviation of the Latin word libra, which could mean a pound. Itself a shortened form of the full expression above.

Shorthand is an abbreviated symbolic writing method that increases speed and brevity of writing as compared to longhand.

Shorthand was used more widely in the past, before the invention of recording and dictation machines.

How many types of shorthand are there? There are three types of shorthand used in the English Language.

Shorthand, also called stenography, a system for rapid writing that uses symbols or abbreviations for letters, words or phrases.

A system of fast writing that uses lines and symple signs to represent words and phrases.


The pound is the actual unit of measurement, while ib or Ibs which stands for libra, is the common abbreviation used in expressing pounds.

A shortened form of a word or phrase. “SKU is the abbreviation for Stock Keeping Unit”. Synonyms as short form, acronym, symbol, or shorthand, shortening.

The process of abbreviating something. “Nursing records must be written without abbreviation”.

“She felt a slight irritation at the abbreviation of her name”. A shortened form of a written word or phrase used in place of the whole word or phrase.