respecter


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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.

respecter

(rɪˈspɛktə)
n
1. a person who respects someone or something
2. no respecter of persons a person whose attitude and behaviour is uninfluenced by consideration of another's rank, power, wealth, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.respecter - a person who respects someone or something; usually used in the negative; "X is no respecter of Y"
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
Translations

respecter

[rɪsˈpektəʳ] N to be no respecter of personsno hacer distinción de personas

respecter

n the law is no respecter of personsvor dem Gesetz sind alle gleich; this disease is no respecter of personsdiese Krankheit macht vor niemandem halt; he is no respecter of personser lässt sich von niemandem beeindrucken; death is no respecter of wealthder Tod nimmt keine Rücksicht auf Reichtum

respecter

[rɪsˈpɛktəʳ] n he's no respecter of personsnon guarda in faccia a nessuno
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God is no respecter of persons, but he is a respecter of faith.
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