Student Thesaurus

One entry found for honest.
Entry Word: honest
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being in the habit of telling the truth <at least the weatherman is honest and doesn't pretend to be able to predict the unpredictable> -- see TRUTHFUL
2 conforming to a high standard of morality or virtue <honest and industrious farm folk> -- see GOOD 2
3 following the accepted rules of moral conduct <that rare, honest customer who doesn't hesitate to tell the cashier she's given him too much change> -- see HONORABLE 1
4 free from any intent to deceive or impress others <the sort of person who helps others from an honest desire to do good, and not because she might need a favor from them someday> -- see GUILELESS
5 free in expressing one's true feelings and opinions <appreciate your honest friends who tell you what you need to hear and not what you want to hear> -- see FRANK
6 guided by or in accordance with one's sense of right and wrong <made an honest attempt to return the money she had found in the cafeteria> -- see CONSCIENTIOUS 1