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re·spec·tive

 (rĭ-spĕk′tĭv)
adj.
Relating to two or more persons or things regarded individually; particular: successful in their respective fields.

re·spec′tive·ness n.

respective

(rɪˈspɛktɪv)
adj
1. belonging or relating separately to each of several people or things; several: we took our respective ways home.
2. an archaic word for respectful
reˈspectiveness n

re•spec•tive

(rɪˈspɛk tɪv)

adj.
pertaining individually to each of a number of persons; particular: the respective merits of the candidates.
re•spec′tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.respective - considered individuallyrespective - considered individually; "the respective club members"; "specialists in their several fields"; "the various reports all agreed"
individual, single - being or characteristic of a single thing or person; "individual drops of rain"; "please mark the individual pages"; "they went their individual ways"

respective

adjective specific, own, several, individual, personal, particular, various, separate, relevant, corresponding They went into their respective bedrooms.
Translations
كلٌّ لِمكانِه الخاص
příslušnývlastní
respektiv
sem lÿtur aî hverjum og einum
herkes kendikendi

respective

[rɪsˈpektɪv] ADJrespectivo

respective

[rɪˈspɛktɪv] adjrespectif/ive

respective

adjjeweilig; we took our respective partners/glasseswir nahmen jeder unseren Partner/unser Glas, wir nahmen unsere jeweiligen Partner/Gläser; they each have their respective meritsjeder von ihnen hat seine eigenen Vorteile

respective

[rɪsˈpɛktɪv] adjrispettivo/a

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.
References in classic literature ?
Enough," said Heyward, interrupting the burst of his musical invocation; "we understand each other; it is time that we should now assume our respective duties.
Phoebe and the fire that boiled the teakettle were equally bright, cheerful, and efficient, in their respective offices.
It the graveyard, originally Isaac Johnson's home- field, on one side, and so was well adapted to call up serious reflections, suited to their respective employments, in both minister and man of physic.
I was already aware that in the whaling business they paid no wages; but all hands, including the captain, received certain shares of the profits called lays, and that these lays were proportioned to the degree of importance pertaining to the respective duties of the ship's company.
Here be it said, that like the vessels of military marines, the ships of the American Whale Fleet have each a private signal; all which signals being collected in a book with the names of the respective vessels attached, every captain is provided with it.
He thought of how he should make out his gang; he thought of the respective market value of certain supposititious men and women and children who were to compose it, and other kindred topics of the business; then he thought of himself, and how humane he was, that whereas other men chained their "niggers" hand and foot both, he only put fetters on the feet, and left Tom the use of his hands, as long as he behaved well; and he sighed to think how ungrateful human nature was, so that there was even room to doubt whether Tom appreciated his mercies.
There was but one later train, and that went only to a place three miles the other side of Riverboro, so that the two girls appeared at their respective homes long after dark, having had a weary walk in the snow.
Elton are by situation called together; you belong to one another by every circumstance of your respective homes.
Very early in April, and tolerably early in the day, the two parties from Hanover Square and Berkeley Street set out from their respective homes, to meet, by appointment, on the road.
By that time, there was only one adventurous traveller left be congratulated: for the two others had been set down at their respective roadside destinations.
A curious equality of friendship, originating, I suppose, in our respective circumstances, sprung up between me and these people, notwithstanding the ludicrous disparity in our years.
To match an English and a Scottish author in the rival task of embodying and reviving the traditions of their respective countries, would be, you alleged, in the highest degree unequal and unjust.