respected


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re·spect

 (rĭ-spĕkt′)
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. A particular aspect, feature, or detail: In many respects this is an important decision.
5. Usage Problem Relation; reference. See Usage Note at regard.
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.
Idioms:
in respect of Chiefly British
With respect to.
pay (one's) respects
1. To express polite respect, as by paying a visit or addressing one's host: "He paid his respects to the newly-weds, clapping the groom on the shoulder and saying something that made him laugh" (Clare Clark).
2. To express mournful respect for the dead, as by attending a wake or delivering a eulogy: "Six Capuchin monks, sitting by the coffin, took turns reciting the prayers for the dead as dignitaries filed by to pay their respects" (David I. Kertzer).
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, action of looking back at, regard, 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.

respected

(rɪˈspɛktɪd)
adj
admired, esteemed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.respected - receiving deferential regard; "a respected family"
reputable - having a good reputation; "a reputable business"; "a reputable scientist"; "a reputable wine"

respected

adjective admired, acclaimed, famous, celebrated, acknowledged, praised, renowned, highly rated, famed, well received, much vaunted, noted, highly esteemed, much touted, well thought of, highly thought of a highly respected novelist
Translations

respected

[rɪsˈpektɪd] ADJrespetado
a much respected personuna persona muy respetada

respected

[rɪˈspɛktɪd] adj (= admired, esteemed) → respecté(e)
He is one of Britain's most respected businessmen → C'est l'un des hommes d'affaires les plus respectés de Grande-Bretagne.
highly respected → hautement respecté(e)
well respected → très respecté(e)
to be respected for sth → être respecté(e) pour qch
References in classic literature ?
But I was willing you should learn these matters in a direct manner, in order that you might be convinced my friends are with me respected and sacred; that always in me the man will sacrifice himself to subjects, whilst the king is so often found to sacrifice men to majesty and power.
Now, it is incumbent upon all people in an exalted position, but it is particularly so on this family, for reasons which I--ha--will not dwell upon, to make themselves respected.
So jealous was he of her being respected, that, on this very journey down from the Great Saint Bernard, he took sudden and violent umbrage at the footman's being remiss to hold her stirrup, though standing near when she dismounted; and unspeakably astonished the whole retinue by charging at him on a hard-headed mule, riding him into a corner, and threatening to trample him to death.
This would neither be equitable as it respected New York nor safe as it respected the other States.
It also teaches us, in its application to the United States, how little the rights of a feeble government are likely to be respected, even by its own constituents.
You would have been less amiable in my eyes had there NOT been this little unwillingness; but allow me to assure you, that I have your respected mother's permission for this address.
I was flattered as he talked about how I was respected around the office.
For that respect to "stick," the receiver must "feel" respected instead of having the sense of being manipulated (Mackenzie, 2011).