Probity


Probity
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Probity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ probity
probity
integrity
rectitude
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ uprightness
uprightness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ honesty
honesty
faith
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ honor
honor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bonne foi
bonne foi
good faith
bona fides
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ purity
purity
clean hands
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fairness
fairness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fair play
fair play
justice
equity
impartiality
principle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ grace
grace
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ constancy
constancy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ faithfulness
faithfulness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ fidelity
fidelity
loyalty
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ incorruption
incorruption
incorruptibility
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ trustworthiness
trustworthiness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ truth
truth
candor
singleness of heart
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ veracity
veracity
&c. 543
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ tender conscience
tender conscience
&c.(sense of duty) 926
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ punctilio
punctilio
delicacy
nicety
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ scrupulosity
scrupulosity
scrupulousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ scruple
scruple
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ point
point
point of honor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ punctuality
punctuality
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ dignity
dignity
&c.(repute) 873
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ respectability
respectability
respectableness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ gentilhomme
gentilhomme
gentleman
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ man of honor
man of honor
man of his word
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ fidus Achates
fidus Achates
preux chevalier
galantuomo
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ truepenny
truepenny
trump
brick
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ true Briton
true Briton
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ white man
white man
???>*
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ court of honor
court of honor
a fair field and no favor
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ argumentum ad verecundiam
argumentum ad verecundiam
PARAG:Probity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be honorable
be honorable
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ deal honorably
deal honorably
deal squarely
deal impartially
deal fairly
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ speak the truth
speak the truth
&c.(veracity) 543
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ draw a straight furrow
draw a straight furrow
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ tell the truth and shame the Devil
tell the truth and shame the Devil
vitam impendere vero
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ show a proper spirit
show a proper spirit
make a point of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ do one's duty
do one's duty
&c.(virtue) 944
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ redeem one's pledge
redeem one's pledge
&c. 926
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ keep one's promise
keep one's promise
be as good as one's promise
be as good as one's word
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ keep faith with
keep faith with
not fail
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ give and take
give and take
audire alteram partem
give the Devil his due
put the saddle on the right horse
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ redound to one's honor
redound to one's honor
PARAG:Probity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ upright
upright
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ honest
honest
honest as daylight
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ veracious
veracious
&c. 543
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ virtuous
virtuous
&c. 944
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ honorable
honorable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fair
fair
right
just
equitable
impartial
evenhanded
square
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fair and aboveboard
fair and aboveboard
open and aboveboard
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ white
white
???>*
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ constant
constant
constant as the northern star
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ faithful
faithful
loyal
staunch
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ true
true
true blue
true to one's colors
true to the core
true as the needle to the pole
=>marble-constant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ marble-constant
marble-constant
=>(Antony and Cleopatra)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ true-hearted
true-hearted
trusty
trustworthy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ as good as one's word
as good as one's word
to be depended on
incorruptible
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ straightforward
straightforward
&c.(ingenuous) 703
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ frank
frank
candid
open-hearted
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ conscientious
conscientious
tender-conscienced
right-minded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ high-principled
high-principled
high-minded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ scrupulous
scrupulous
religious
strict
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ nice
nice
punctilious
correct
punctual
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ respectable
respectable
reputable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ gentlemanlike
gentlemanlike
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ inviolable
inviolable
inviol-ate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ unviolated
unviolated
unbroken
unbetrayed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ unbought
unbought
unbribed
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ innocent
innocent
&c. 946
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ pure
pure
stainless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ unstained
unstained
untarnished
unsullied
untainted
unperjured
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ uncorrupt
uncorrupt
uncorrupted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ undefiled
undefiled
undepraved
undebauched
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ integer vitae scelerisque purus
integer vitae scelerisque purus
=>(Horace)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ justus et tenax propositi
justus et tenax propositi
=>(Horace)
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 7
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ chivalrous
chivalrous
jealous of honor
sans peur et sans reproche
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ high-spirited
high-spirited
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 8
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ supramundane
supramundane
unworldly
overscrupulous
PARAG:Probity->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ honorable
honorable
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ bona fide
bona fide
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the square
on the square
in good faith
honor bright
foro conscientiae
with clean hands

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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