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.
A GRIEVING dad yesterday paid his last respects to the son he saw die on a Norwegian mountain plateau.
They were joining members of 30-year-old Naomi's family in paying their last respects to the prison warder who was found dead at her home in Patch Lane, Redditch on Saturday October 22.
Police were preparing to mount one of the biggest security operations the city has ever seen as family, friends and admirers of Best headed to Belfast to pay their last respects to one of the greatest players football has ever seen.
Mourners paid their last respects to a man with the unique distinction of serving as both Durham's mayor and county council chairman.
BARONESS Thatcher paid her last respects yesterday to the man she called her 'dearest friend', the former US president Ronald Reagan.
Princes William and Harry will be amongst 600 mourners who will flood into St Columba's Cathedral in Oban, Argyll, at 2pm to pay their last respects to Frances Shand Kydd.
The Prince of Wales made a surprise visit to Shropshire to pay his last respects to one of the county's best known artists and most popular characters.
Summary: Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], June 25 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday paid last respects to Rajasthan BJP President, Madan Lal Saini, at BJP office here.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad paid his last respects today to former Information Minister Tan Sri Zainuddin Maidin who died yesterday.
And the Irish Foreign Minister Dermot Ahern and Chief Whip Tom Kitt will both pay their last respects at the East Belfast Mission.