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courtesy

noun

1 courtesy

A courteous or respectful or considerate act.

Roget 928: respect, regard, consideration; courtesy etc. 894; attention, deference, reverence, honor, esteem, estimation, veneration, ... show more

Roget 725: submission, yielding; nonresistance; obedience etc. 743.    surrender, cession, capitulation, resignation; backdown.    obeisance, homage, kneeling, ... show more

Roget 308: lowering etc. v.; depression; dip etc. (concavity) 252; abasement; detrusion; reduction.    overthrow, overset, overturn; ... show more

Dutch: beleefdheid



2 courtesy

A courteous or respectful or considerate remark.

3 courtesy

A courteous manner.

synonym: good manners.

Roget 894: courtesy; respect etc. 928; good manners, good behavior, good breeding; manners; politeness etc. adj.; bienseance, urbanity, ... show more

Dutch: beleefdheid, courtoisie, hoffelijkheid, ridderlijkheid, wellevendheid
Polish: gładkość, kurtuazyjność, uprzejmość, galanteria, kurtuazja, układność


verb

Roget 725: succumb, submit, yeild, bend, resign, defer to.    lay down one's arms, deliver up one's arms; lower colors, haul down colors, strike one's flag, strike colors.    surrender, surrender at discretion; ... show more

Roget 314: oscillate; vibrate, librate; alternate, undulate, wave; rock, swing; pulsate, beat; wag, waggle; nod, bob, ... show more

Roget 308: depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, ... show more

Roget 894: be courteous etc. adj.; show courtesy etc. n.. mind one's P's and Q's, behave oneself, be all things to all men, conciliate, speak one fair, take in good part; make the amiable, do the amiable; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: act of courtesy, act of grace, act of kindness, admiration, adoration, affability, amenity, amiability, apotheosis, appreciation, approbation, approval, attention, attentiveness, awe, benefaction, benefit, benevolence, benignity, blessing ... show more.

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