Definition of Honorary degree

1. Noun. A degree conferred to honor the recipient.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honorary Degree

honorabilities
honorability
honorable
honorable mention
honorableness
honorablenesses
honorably
honorand
honorands
honoraria
honoraries
honorarily
honorarium
honorariums
honorary
honorary degree (current term)
honorary officer
honorary society
honorary trust
honorary trusts
honored
honoree
honorees
honorer
honorers
honorific
honorificabilitudinitatibus
honorificabilitudinities
honorificabilitudinity
honorifical

Literary usage of Honorary degree

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1. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1896)
"honorary degree CONFERRED UPON PROFESSOR HOLDEN. The University of the Pacific, on its last Commencement Day, conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1894)
"He received the honorary degree of Master of Arts from Yale College in 1802, and from Brown University in 1814. The degree of Doctor of Divinity was given ..."

3. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Gibson Lockhart (1837)
"Commemorations, and accept the honorary degree of Doctor in Civil Law. It was impossible for him to leave Scotland again that season; and on various ..."

4. The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans ...by Rossiter Johnson, Brown, John Howard, 1840-1917, John Howard Brown, Johnson, Rossiter, 1840-1931 by Rossiter Johnson, Brown, John Howard, 1840-1917, John Howard Brown, Johnson, Rossiter, 1840-1931 (1904)
"He received the honorary degree of Ph.D. in 1869 from the University of the State of ... The honorary degree of DD was conferred on him by Beloit college in ..."

5. Lucius Q.C. Lamar: His Life, Times, and Speeches, 1825-1893 by Edward Mayes (1896)
"Anecdotes of Mr. Lamar—honorary degree Conferred by Harvard University—Second Marriage—Oration on John C. Calhoun—Speech at ..."

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