meaning of honest

1. Decent; honorable; suitable; becoming.
Characterized by integrity or fairness and straight/forwardness in conduct, thought, speech, etc. ; upright; just; equitable; trustworthy; truthful; sincere; free from fraud, guile, or duplicity; not false; -- said of persons and acts, and of things to which a moral quality is imputed; as, an honest judge or merchant; an honest statement; an honest bargain; an honest business; an honest book; an honest confession.
Open; frank; as, an honest countenance.
Chaste; faithful; virtuous.
To adorn; to grace; to honor; to make becoming, appropriate, or honorable.
free from guile; "his answer was simple and ">honest"

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