Synonyms of honest


1. honest (vs. dishonest), honorable, downright, direct, genuine#1, echt, honorable#2, honourable, ingenuous#1, artless, sincere, straight#6, square, true, trustworthy#1, trusty

usage: not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"

2. honest, sincere (vs. insincere)

usage: without dissimulation; frank; "my honest opinion"

3. dependable, honest, reliable, true(predicate), trustworthy (vs. untrustworthy), trusty

usage: worthy of being depended on; "a dependable worker"; "an honest working stiff"; "a reliable sourcSFLe of information"; "he was true to his word"; "I would be true for there are those who trust me"

4. honest, unpretentious (vs. pretentious)

usage: without pretensions; "worked at an honest trade"; "good honest food"

5. honest, truthful (vs. untruthful), true

usage: marked by truth; "gave honest answers"; "honest reporting"

6. good, honest, genuine (vs. counterfeit), echt

usage: not forged; "a good dollar bill"

7. honest, fair, equitable (vs. inequitable), just

usage: gained or earned without cheating or stealing; "an honest wage"; "an fair penny"

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Definition and meaning of honest (Dictionary)