honor as

honor someone as something

to praise someone as something; to praise someone for being something. Aren't you going to honor Kevin as a hero? We will honor Henry as the most promising scholar of the year.
See also: honor
References in classic literature ?
murmured D'Artagnan, "our honor as soldiers is lost to us forever
Honor stood first; and the laws defined what it was and wherein it differed in certain details from honor as defined by church creeds and by the social laws and customs of some of the minor divisions of the globe that had got crowded out when the sacred boundaries of Virginia were staked out.
Then Little John, or Reynold Greenleaf, I like you well, on my honor as Much the miller's son; and you too, bold Robin Hood.
If he chose to honor a man and set him high, that man could but submit.
maker of the famous GI Joe dolls, went looking in 1998 for one Marine to honor as the new GI Joe action figure representing all Medal of Honor recipients, it was the name Mitchell Paige that went on the box.
The dedication had added significance to Honor as well.
In light of this evidence, it would be more helpful to regard honor as one of many discourses and tools which certain groups and individuals select to justify their behavior or strengthen their authority, even if they do not always act upon it.
One's word remained inherent in the code of honor precisely because honor as a political and moral consideration required, even more than before, a public statement of inte nt.
Moreover, James points out that honor is a public commitment through the "freely given word," and that the significance of a given honorable situation arises "out of the nature of honor as a public code, the public status distinguishing it from a private morality.
Hamlet, burdened with the revenge of his father's murder, attempts to use the violent, medieval code of honor as he begins to make public oaths.
maker of the famous GI Joe dolls, went looking last year for one Marine to honor as the new GI Joe action figure, representing all Medal of Honor recipients, it was the name Mitchell Paige that went on the box.