last respects

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Noun1.last respects - the act of expressing respect for someone who has died; "he paid his last respects by standing quietly at the graveside"
deference, respect - 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"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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After receiving communion and unction he quietly died; and next day a throng of acquaintances who came to pay their last respects to the deceased filled the house rented by the Rostovs.
Their cravats were in general stiff, I thought, and their looks haughty; but in this last respect I presently conceived I had done them an injustice, for when two or three of them had to rise and answer a question of the presiding dignitary, I never saw anything more sheepish.
1 (ANI): Scores of people gathered here to pay their last respects to Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati, who passed away on Wednesday.
According to a statement issued on behalf of the Kapoor and Ayyappan families, Sridevi's body will be kept for three hours at the Celebrations Sports Club in the afternoon to enable people pay their last respects.
The LCCA Ground adjacent to Gaddafi Stadium was full to its capacity with people from all walks of life who gathered to pay last respects to the great icon of freedom of human beings.
President Maithripala Sirisena flew to Thailand yesterday (30) to pay his last respects to Thailands late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to pay his last respects to former Sen.
Politicians, cutting across party lines and forgetting their rivalry, consoled Siddaramaiah and paid their last respects to Rakesh.
Summary: Chief minister Chandy, musician Yesudas pay last respects at residence of legendary poet O.
SCOTTISH golfers turned out in force to pay their last respects at the funeral of renowned Scottish caddy Dave Renwick yesterday.
1965: Thousands of people pay their last respects to Britain's greatest wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill who is buried today after a full state funeral.
Large numbers are expected to gather for mass at noon at St John's Church in Caol, near his Fort William home, to pay their last respects.