honor bound


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honor bound

Obliged by one's personal integrity, as in She was honor bound to admit that it was her work and not her sister's. Also see on one's honor.
See also: bound, honor

honor bound

Under an obligation enforced by the personal integrity of the one obliged: I was honor bound to admit that she had done the work.
See also: bound, honor
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However, Beckett will wait until after next week's recognised trials at York and Newbury before deciding whether to supplement Honor Bound for the big race.
The trainer insisted after her Lingfield triumph some cut in the ground would be important if Honor Bound were to make the trip to Epsom, but he does not see that being a problem.
Christian Maeder, representing the building owners, Erste Group, explained: The preliminary certification is a binding declaration of intent and means we are honor bound to follow the path we have chosen through to the end.
As a partner they are honor bound to advise partners of pitfalls in not having a balanced strategy.
Vice Admiral James Stockdale called Honor Bound "a monumental achievement, not only for its depth and breadth of treatment but in its honesty and accuracy.
Obama pointed out that Steelers president Art Rooney II had backed him in the presidential campaign, so he felt honor bound to back the Pennsylvania city team.
While trade will be the focus of the China visit, Clark was quoted by Radio NZ as saying she is honor bound to raise the issue of Tibet with the Chinese premier.
David Fidanque, ACLU of Oregon executive director, will lead the panel discussion as a follow-up to issues raised in the play "Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom" that was performed Feb.