Definition of Honorary society

1. Noun. An institution for the advancement of art or science or literature.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honorary Society

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

Literary usage of Honorary society

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1. Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities (1912)
"^N HONORARY society at the University of Illinois intended to give recognition to students maintaining a high standard of scholarship in the commercial ..."

2. History of Pittsburgh and Environs: Biographical by George Thornton Fleming, American Historical Company (1922)
"His college fraternity is the Phi Kappa Sigma, University of Maine chapter, and Phi Kappa Phi (honorary society). His club is the Americus, his church the ..."

3. Publication of the American Sociological Society by American Sociological Association (1917)
"At the same meeting, Professor John R. Commons, representing the Order of Artus, a national honorary society for economics, was present and said that the ..."

4. The Sorority Handbook by Ida (Shaw) Martin (1919)
"Another agency that is making for uniform standards is the honorary society. ... It is only recently that this honorary society began to become really ..."

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