honored vs prestigious what difference

what is difference between honored and prestigious

English

Adjective

honored (comparative more honored, superlative most honored)

  1. US standard spelling of honoured.

Verb

honored

  1. (American spelling) simple past tense and past participle of honor


English

Alternative forms

  • præstigious (archaic)

Etymology

Attested since the 1540s; Latin praestigiosus (full of tricks), praestigiae (juggler’s tricks), possibly an alteration of praestringō (to blindfold, to dazzle), from prae- (before) with stringō (to bind or tie).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɹɛˈstɪdʒəs/, /pɹɛˈstiːdʒəs/, /pɹə-/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pɹɛˈstɪdʒəs/, /pɹɛˈstidʒəs/, /pɹə-/
  • Rhymes: -ɪdʒəs, -iːdʒəs

Adjective

prestigious (comparative more prestigious, superlative most prestigious)

  1. Of high prestige.
    She has a prestigious job with an international organization.

Usage notes

  • Objects: award, prize, job, address, school, university, college, club, journal, firm, institution, office, etc.

Translations

References

  • Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “prestigious”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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