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The following is a passage from an article on The Hollywood Walk of Fame:

Having a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is a huge honor. Specific requirements are laid out for those actors, musicians, directors, producers and others who earn a spot on the walk.

Does honor in this context mean: an award, official title, etc. given to somebody as a reward for something that they have done?

  • In what would otherwise be a one-word answer: Yes (that's what it means) – Jim Dec 8 '13 at 20:33
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    I like sense 2 for this one. – snailboat Dec 8 '13 at 21:09
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Actually, it's not technically an award in this sense. The star itself is an award/honor, but that's not what this is referring to.

It's a sense of prestige, recognition, admiration, achievement, etc.

That you have chosen to honor me [recognize my work] with this honor [award] is indeed truly an honor [truly a tremendous privilege/achievement] to me.

It's more like the first and third uses of honor above, but more specifically, it's the third since it's a noun.

It's somewhere between 1 and 2 here. And it's more like 3 here.

In your source, it's number 2.

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