[rɪ'spekt] or [rɪ'spɛkt]


(noun.) (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; 'it differs in that respect'.

(noun.) an attitude of admiration or esteem; 'she lost all respect for him'.

(verb.) regard highly; think much of; 'I respect his judgement'; 'We prize his creativity'.

(verb.) show respect towards; 'honor your parents!'.

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(v. t.) To take notice of; to regard with special attention; to regard as worthy of special consideration; hence, to care for; to heed.

(v. t.) To consider worthy of esteem; to regard with honor.

(v. t.) To look toward; to front upon or toward.

(v. t.) To regard; to consider; to deem.

(v. t.) To have regard to; to have reference to; to relate to; as, the treaty particularly respects our commerce.

(v.) The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution.

(v.) Esteem; regard; consideration; honor.

(v.) An expression of respect of deference; regards; as, to send one's respects to another.

(v.) Reputation; repute.

(v.) Relation; reference; regard.

(v.) Particular; point regarded; point of view; as, in this respect; in any respect; in all respects.

(v.) Consideration; motive; interest.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

v. a. [1]. Esteem, reverence, honor, venerate, value, prize, think highly of, have a high opinion of, look up to, defer to.[2]. Regard, relate to, refer to.

n. [1]. Esteem, reverence, veneration, homage, estimation, regard, honor, deference, attention.[2]. Favor, good will, kind consideration.[3]. Relation, reference, regard.

Edited by Katy

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Notice, regard, honor, prefer, venerate, esteem

ANT:Overlook, disregard, dishonor, despise, contemn

SYN:Reference, i_elation, regard, honor, deference

ANT:Irrelativeness, disregard, contempt, dishonor, insult, contumely, disrespect

Edited by Hugh


v.t. to esteem for merit: to honour: to relate to: to regard unduly: to heed.—n. act of esteeming highly: regard: expression of esteem: deportment arising from esteem: relation: reference: point of view any particular: (B.) good-will also undue regard: partiality: reflection: decency: reputation.—n. Respectabil′ity state or quality of being respectable.—adj. Respec′table worthy of respect or regard: moderate in excellence or number: not mean or despicable: reputable: moderately well-to-do.—n. Respec′tableness.—adv. Respec′tably moderately: pretty well.—adj. Respec′tant (her.) facing one another—said of figures of animals.—n. Respec′ter.—adj. Respect′ful full of respect: marked by civility.—adv. Respect′fully.—n. Respect′fulness.—prep. Respec′ting regarding: considering.—n. Respec′tion respect.—adj. Respec′tive having respect or reference to: relative: relating to a particular person or thing: particular.—adv. Respec′tively.—ns. Respec′tiveness; Respec′tivist (obs.) a captious critic.—adjs. Respect′less regardless; Respec′tūous (obs.) causing respect: respectful.—Have respect of persons unduly to favour certain persons as for their wealth &c.; In respect of in comparison with; With respect to with regard to.

Editor: Olivia


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