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re·spect

 (rĭ-spĕkt′)
tr.v. re·spect·ed, re·spect·ing, re·spects
1. To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire: All the other scholars respect her.
2.
a. To avoid interfering with or intruding upon: Please respect my privacy.
b. To avoid violating: I respected the speed limit throughout the trip.
3. To relate or refer to; concern: As respects the rights of land owners, this law says nothing.
n.
1. A feeling of appreciative, often deferential regard; esteem: I have great respect for your work. See Synonyms at regard.
2. The state of being regarded with honor or esteem: a leader held in the greatest respect.
3.
a. Consideration or appreciation: Can't you at least give me some respect?
b. Due regard for something considered important or authoritative: respect for the law.
4. respects Polite expressions of consideration, deference, or condolence: pay one's respects.
5. A particular aspect, feature, or detail: In many respects this is an important decision.
6. Usage Problem Relation; reference. See Usage Note at regard.
Idioms:
in respect of Chiefly British
With respect to.
with/in respect to
In reference or relation to; concerning: "The Supreme Court ... permits greater restriction of commercial speech under current case law than it does with respect to other types of speech" (Samuel A. Alito, Jr.)

[From Middle English, regard, from Old French, from Latin respectus, from past participle of respicere, to look back at, regard : re-, re- + specere, to look at; see spek- in Indo-European roots.]

re·spect′er n.

respect

(rɪˈspɛkt)
n
1. an attitude of deference, admiration, or esteem; regard
2. the state of being honoured or esteemed
3. a detail, point, or characteristic; particular: he differs in some respects from his son.
4. reference or relation (esp in the phrases in respect of, with respect to)
5. polite or kind regard; consideration: respect for people's feelings.
vb (tr)
6. to have an attitude of esteem towards; show or have respect for: to respect one's elders.
7. to pay proper attention to; not violate: to respect Swiss neutrality.
8. to show consideration for; treat courteously or kindly
9. archaic to concern or refer to
[C14: from Latin rēspicere to look back, pay attention to, from re- + specere to look]

re•spect

(rɪˈspɛkt)

n.
1. particular; detail; point: to differ in some respect.
2. relation; reference: inquiries with respect to a route.
3. esteem; admiration: I have great respect for her judgment.
4. proper acceptance or courtesy: respect for the flag; respect for the elderly.
5. the condition of being esteemed or honored: to be held in respect.
6. respects, a formal expression or gesture of greeting, esteem, friendship, or sympathy: Give my respects to your parents.
v.t.
7. to hold in esteem or honor.
8. to refrain from intruding upon or interfering with: to respect a person's privacy.
9. to relate or have reference to.
Idioms:
in respect of, in reference to; concerning.
[1300–50; (n.) (< Old French) < Latin respectus looking back, regard <respec-, variant s. of respicere to look back (re- re- + -spicere to look)]
re•spect′er, n.

respect


Past participle: respected
Gerund: respecting

Imperative
respect
respect
Present
I respect
you respect
he/she/it respects
we respect
you respect
they respect
Preterite
I respected
you respected
he/she/it respected
we respected
you respected
they respected
Present Continuous
I am respecting
you are respecting
he/she/it is respecting
we are respecting
you are respecting
they are respecting
Present Perfect
I have respected
you have respected
he/she/it has respected
we have respected
you have respected
they have respected
Past Continuous
I was respecting
you were respecting
he/she/it was respecting
we were respecting
you were respecting
they were respecting
Past Perfect
I had respected
you had respected
he/she/it had respected
we had respected
you had respected
they had respected
Future
I will respect
you will respect
he/she/it will respect
we will respect
you will respect
they will respect
Future Perfect
I will have respected
you will have respected
he/she/it will have respected
we will have respected
you will have respected
they will have respected
Future Continuous
I will be respecting
you will be respecting
he/she/it will be respecting
we will be respecting
you will be respecting
they will be respecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been respecting
you have been respecting
he/she/it has been respecting
we have been respecting
you have been respecting
they have been respecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been respecting
you will have been respecting
he/she/it will have been respecting
we will have been respecting
you will have been respecting
they will have been respecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been respecting
you had been respecting
he/she/it had been respecting
we had been respecting
you had been respecting
they had been respecting
Conditional
I would respect
you would respect
he/she/it would respect
we would respect
you would respect
they would respect
Past Conditional
I would have respected
you would have respected
he/she/it would have respected
we would have respected
you would have respected
they would have respected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.respect - (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; "it differs in that respect"
detail, item, point - an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
2.respect - the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)respect - the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
honour, laurels, honor - the state of being honored
stature - high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement; "a man of great stature"
3.respect - an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"
attitude, mental attitude - a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun"
estimation, estimate - the respect with which a person is held; "they had a high estimation of his ability"
disrespect - a disrespectful mental attitude
4.respect - a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regardrespect - a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard; "his deference to her wishes was very flattering"; "be sure to give my respects to the dean"
civility, politeness - the act of showing regard for others
homage, court - respectful deference; "pay court to the emperor"
last respects - the act of expressing respect for someone who has died; "he paid his last respects by standing quietly at the graveside"
props - proper respect; "I have to give my props to the governor for the way he handled the problem"
5.respect - behavior intended to please your parents; "their children were never very strong on obedience"; "he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes"
filial duty - duty of a child to its parents
6.respect - a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
affection, affectionateness, philia, warmness, warmheartedness, fondness, tenderness, heart - a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"
7.respect - courteous regard for people's feelings; "in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy"
good manners, courtesy - a courteous manner
Verb1.respect - regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
consider, regard, view, reckon, see - deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
think the world of - esteem very highly; "She thinks the world of her adviser"
reverence, venerate, revere, fear - regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"
admire, look up to - feel admiration for
disesteem, disrespect - have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
2.respect - show respect towardsrespect - show respect towards; "honor your parents!"
accept - consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"
lionise, lionize, celebrate - assign great social importance to; "The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood"; "The tenor was lionized in Vienna"
tolerate - recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others); "We must tolerate the religions of others"
disrespect - show a lack of respect for

respect

verb
1. think highly of, value, regard, honour, recognize, appreciate, admire, esteem, adore, revere, reverence, look up to, defer to, venerate, set store by, have a good or high opinion of I want him to respect me as a career woman.
2. show consideration for, regard, notice, honour, observe, heed, attend to, pay attention to Trying to respect her wishes, I said I'd leave.
3. abide by, follow, observe, comply with, obey, heed, keep to, adhere to It's about time they respected the law.
abide by abuse, ignore, neglect, disregard, scorn, disrespect
plural noun
1. greetings, regards, compliments, good wishes, salutations, devoirs He visited the hospital to pay his respects to her.
in respect of or with respect to concerning, in relation to, in connection with, with regard to, with reference to, apropos of The system is not working in respect of training.

respect

verb
1. To have a high opinion of:
Idioms: look up to, think highly of.
2. To recognize the worth, quality, importance, or magnitude of:
Idiom: set store by.
noun
1. A feeling of deference, approval, and liking:
2. A person's high standing among others:
3. Friendly greetings.Used in plural:
best, regard (used in plural).
4. The particular angle from which something is considered:
Translations
إحْتِراماِحْتِرامناحِيَه، وَجْه، صِفَهيَحْتَرِميَحْتَرِمُ
úctarespektrespektovatstránkavážit si
respektrespektereagtelsehenseende
kunnioittaakunnioitushuomioonottaminen
לכבד
poštovanjepoštovati
tekintetbevételtiszteletben tart
taka tillit tiltillit, leytitillitssemivirîavirîing
尊重尊重する
존경존경하다
apsilankant parodyti pagarbąatžvilgisgana geraigana geraskiekvienas savo
apbrīnotaspektscieņacienītdetaļa
respect
rešpektrešpektovať
spoštovanjespoštovatiupoštevati
respektrespektera
เคารพความเคารพ
sự kính trọngtôn trọng

respect

[rɪsˈpekt]
A. N
1. (= consideration) → respeto m, consideración f
she has no respect for other people's feelingsno respeta los sentimientos de los demás
out of respect for sth/sbpor respeto a algo/algn, por consideración hacia algo/algn
I didn't mention it, out of respect for Alanno lo mencioné por respeto a or por consideración hacia Alan
to treat sb with respecttratar a algn respetuosamente or con respeto
the drink is quite strong so treat it with respectla bebida es bastante fuerte, así que ten cuidado
without respect to the consequencessin tener en cuenta las consecuencias
2. (= admiration, esteem) → respeto m
to command respectimponer respeto, hacerse respetar
to earn or gain sb's respectganarse el respeto de algn
we have the greatest respect for himle respetamos muchísimo
she is held in great respect by her employeessus empleados le tienen mucho respeto, sus empleados la respetan mucho
show some respect!¡un poco de respeto!
to win sb's respectganarse el respeto de algn
with (all due) respectcon el debido respeto
with all due respect, you have no experience in this fieldcon el debido respeto or con todo el respeto del mundo, no tienes experiencia en este campo
3. respectsrespetos mpl (frm), recuerdos mpl, saludos mpl
give my respects to everyoneda recuerdos or saludos a todos de mi parte
to pay one's respects to sb (frm) → presentar sus respetos a algn
to pay one's last respects to sbpresentar mis/tus/sus últimos respetos a algn
John sends his respectsJohn os manda recuerdos or saludos
4. (= point, detail) → aspecto m, sentido m
in all respectsen todos los aspectos or sentidos
in certain respectshasta cierto punto, en cierta medida, en cierto modo
in every respecten todos los aspectos or sentidos
their policies differ in one respectsus políticas difieren en un aspecto
in other respectspor lo demás
in some/many respectsen algunos/muchos aspectos or sentidos
in this respecten este sentido
5. (= reference, regard) → respecto m
in respect of (frm) → respecto a or de
with respect to (frm) → en lo que respecta a, con respecto a
B. VT
1. (= esteem) → respetar
I want him to respect me as a career womanquiero que me respete como mujer de carrera
I respect him as a musicianlo respeto como músico
2. (= have consideration for) [+ wishes, privacy, opinions] → respetar
3. (= observe) [+ law, treaty] → acatar
4.
as respectspor lo que respecta a, en lo concerniente a

respect

[rɪˈspɛkt]
n
(= esteem) → respect m
I have enormous respect for him → J'ai un énorme respect pour lui.
to hold sb in great respect → tenir qn en haute estime
(= consideration) → respect m
The colonists had no respect for native traditions → Les colons n'avait aucun respect pour les traditions indigènes.
to treat sb with respect → traiter qn avec respect
to show respect for sb → montrer du respect à qn
to show respect for sth → montrer du respect pour qch
out of respect for → par respect pour
with all due respect, ... → malgré le respect que je vous dois, ...
with respect, ... → avec tout votre respect, ...
(= aspect) in this respect → à cet égard
in some respects → à certains égards
in many respects → à de nombreux égards
with respect to → en ce qui concerne
vt
(= admire) → respecter
(= show consideration for) → respecter
to respect sb's wishes → respecter les souhaits de qn
to respect the environment → respecter l'environnement
(= comply with) [+ law, constitution, principle] → respecter
exclalors respect!, respect!
respects nplrespects mpl, hommages mpl
to pay one's respects → présenter ses respects
to pay one's last respects → rendre les derniers hommages
to pay one's last respects to sb, to pay sb one's last respects → rendre les derniers hommages à qn

respect

n
(= esteem)Respekt m, → Achtung f (→ for vor +dat); to have/show respect forRespekt or Achtung haben/zeigen vor (+dat); for the lawachten; I have the highest respect for his abilityich halte ihn für außerordentlich fähig; to behave with respectsich respektvoll verhalten; to hold somebody in (great) respectjdn (sehr) achten; he commands respecter ist eine Respektsperson or (public figure) → Respekt gebietende Persönlichkeit; to command the respect of the nationdem Volk Respekt or Achtung abnötigen; you should have a bit more respect for his right hookdu solltest etwas mehr auf seinen rechten Haken achten
(= consideration)Rücksicht f (→ for auf +acc); to treat with respect (person)rücksichtsvoll behandeln; dangerous person etcsich in Acht nehmen vor (+dat); toys, clothes etcschonend behandeln; nitroglycerine should be treated with respectNitroglyzerin muss mit äußerster Vorsicht behandelt werden; she has or shows no respect for other people’s feelingssie nimmt keine Rücksicht auf die Gefühle anderer; out of respect foraus Rücksicht auf (+acc); with (due) respect, I still think that …bei allem Respekt, meine ich dennoch, dass …
(= reference) with respect to …, in respect of …was … anbetrifft, in Bezug auf (+acc)
(= aspect)Hinsicht f, → Beziehung f; in some/other respectsin gewisser/anderer Hinsicht or Beziehung; in many respectsin vieler Hinsicht; in this respectin dieser Hinsicht or Beziehung; in what respect?in welcher Hinsicht or Beziehung?
respects pl (= regards)Empfehlungen pl (geh), → Grüße pl; to pay one’s respects to somebodyjdm seine Aufwartung machen; give my respects tomeine Empfehlung an (+acc) (geh); to pay one’s last respects to somebodyjdm die letzte Ehre erweisen
vt
(= show respect for)respektieren; person, customs, the law, privacy, rightsrespektieren, achten; abilityanerkennen; a respected companyeine angesehene Firma
as respects …was … anbelangt or betrifft

respect

[rɪsˈpɛkt]
1. n
a. (gen) → rispetto respects npl (regards) → ossequi mpl
to have or show respect for → aver rispetto per
out of respect for → per rispetto or riguardo a
with due respect (for) → con tutto il rispetto (per)
with (all) due respect I think you're mistaken → con rispetto parlando, penso che si sbagli
to pay one's respects to sb (frm) → rendere omaggio a qn
b. (point, detail) in some respectssotto certi aspetti
I like the town except in one respect → la città mi piace salvo che per una cosa
c. (reference, regard) in respect ofquanto a
with respect to → per quanto riguarda
2. vtrispettare

respect

(rəˈspekt) noun
1. admiration; good opinion. He is held in great respect by everyone; He has no respect for politicians.
2. consideration; thoughtfulness; willingness to obey etc. He shows no respect for his parents.
3. a particular detail, feature etc. These two poems are similar in some respects.
verb
1. to show or feel admiration for. I respect you for what you did.
2. to show consideration for, a willingness to obey etc. One should respect other people's feelings/property.
reˈspectable adjective
1. having a good reputation or character. a respectable family.
2. correct; acceptable. respectable behaviour.
3. (of clothes) good enough or suitable to wear. You can't go out in those torn trousers – they're not respectable.
4. large, good etc enough; fairly large, good etc. Four goals is a respectable score.
reˈspectably adverb
reˌspectaˈbility noun
reˈspectful adjective
having or showing respect.
reˈspectfully adverb
reˈspectfulness noun
reˈspecting preposition
about; concerning. Respecting your salary, we shall come to a decision later.
reˈspective (-tiv) adjective
belonging to etc each person or thing mentioned. Peter and George went to their respective homes.
reˈspectively (-tiv-) adverb
referring to each person or thing mentioned, in the order in which they are mentioned. Peter, James and John were first, second and third, respectively.
reˈspects noun plural
greetings. He sends his respects to you.
pay one's respects (to someone)
to visit (a person) as a sign of respect to him.
with respect to
about; concerning. With respect to your request, we regret that we are unable to assist you in this matter.

respect

اِحْتِرام, يَحْتَرِمُ respektovat, úcta respekt, respektere Respekt, respektieren σεβασμός, σέβομαι respetar, respeto huomioonottaminen, kunnioittaa respect, respecter poštovanje, poštovati rispettare, rispetto 尊重, 尊重する 존경, 존경하다 respect, respecteren respekt, respektere szacunek, uszanować respeitar, respeito уважать, уважение respekt, respektera เคารพ, ความเคารพ saygı, saygı duymak sự kính trọng, tôn trọng 尊敬

respect

n. respeto, consideración;
v. respetar, considerar.

respect

n respeto; vt respetar
References in classic literature ?
You have done a great deal for your country, sir, ' I said, feeling respect now, instead of pity.
He felt that there must be a reason for their strange activity and their inclination to keep hidden away and only a growing respect for Wing Biddlebaum kept him from blurting out the questions that were often in his mind.
As I turned him over, I began to feel proud of him, to have a kind of respect for his age and size.
Her marriage to Leonce Pontellier was purely an accident, in this respect resembling many other marriages which masquerade as the decrees of Fate.
Those persons," he said, "who cannot respect the dignity of this court will leave it.
The Shawanese king took great notice of me, and treated me with profound respect, and entire friendship, often entrusting me to hunt at my liberty.
In respect to natural increase, the breed had not thriven; it appeared rather to be dying out.
Still, even in respect of grace and beauty, there were points well worth noting.
The particular constitution of Massachusetts opposed no obstacle to the measure; but the instance is still of use to instruct us that cases are likely to occur under our government, as well as under those of other nations, which will sometimes render a military force in time of peace essential to the security of the society, and that it is therefore improper in this respect to control the legislative discretion.
That consideration naturally tends to create great respect for the high opinion which the people of America have so long and uniformly entertained of the importance of their continuing firmly united under one federal government, vested with sufficient powers for all general and national purposes.
But we must deny the fact, that slaves are considered merely as property, and in no respect whatever as persons.
Such, then, are the differences of the arts with respect to the medium of imitation.