Hon`o*ra"ri*um (?), Hon"or*a*ry (?), n. [L. honorarium (sc. donum), fr. honorarius. See Honorary, a.]

1.

A fee offered to professional men for their services; as, an honorarium of one thousand dollars.

S. Longfellow.

2. Law

An honorary payment, usually in recognition of services for which it is not usual or not lawful to assign a fixed business price.

Heumann.

 

© Webster 1913.


Hon"or*a*ry, a. [L. honorarius, fr. honor honor: cf. F. honoraire.]

1.

Done as a sign or evidence of honor; as, honorary services.

Macaulay.

2.

Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor without emolument; as, an honorary degree.

"Honorary arches."

Addison.

3.

Holding a title or place without rendering service or receiving reward; as, an honorary member of a society.

 

© Webster 1913.

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