be honor-bound to (do something)(redirected from am honor bound to)
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be honor-bound to (do something)
To be or feel obliged to do something because it is morally correct or required by one's sense of duty or integrity, even if one does not desire to do so. Primarily heard in US. It pains me to turn you in to the police, my friend, but I am honor-bound to inform them of your actions.