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1 respect

usually preceded by `in' A detail or point:
— It differs in that respect.

synonym: regard.

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

Roget 873: distinction, mark, name, figure; repute, reputation; good repute, high repute; note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation" [As You Like It], ... show more

2 respect

The condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded).

synonyms: esteem, regard.

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

Dutch: aanzien, waardering, ontzag, respect, eerbied, achting, krediet

3 respect

An attitude of admiration or esteem:
— She lost all respect for him.

synonyms: esteem, regard.

Dutch: eerbied, ontzag, respect, waardering
Polish: poszanowanie, estyma, respekt, poważanie, uznanie, szacunek, atencja, nabożność, mir, uszanowanie ... show more

4 respect

A courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard:
— Be sure to give my respects to the dean.

synonym: deference.

5 respect

Behavior intended to please your parents:
— He went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes.

synonym: obedience.

Polish: obediencja

6 respect

A feeling of friendship and esteem:
— He inspires respect.

synonym: regard.

7 respect

Courteous regard for people's feelings:
— Out of respect for his privacy.

synonyms: deference, respectfulness.


1 respect

Regard highly; think much of:
— I respect his judgement.

synonyms: esteem, prise, prize, value.

Roget 928: respect, regard; revere, reverence; hold in reverence, honor, venerate, hallow; esteem etc. (approve of) 931; think much of; ... show more

Dutch: achten, hoogachten, hoogschatten, ophebben, respecteren, verwaardigen, waarderen

2 respect

Show respect towards.

synonyms: abide by, honor, honour, observe.

Roget 772: observe, comply with, respect, acknowledge, abide by; cling to, adhere to, be faithful to, act up to; meet, fulfill; carry out, carry into execution; execute, ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Anschauung, OK, abide by, accept, acceptance, accord respect to, accordance, account, acquittal, acquittance, act up to, adhere to, adherence, admiration, admire, adoration, adore, advertence, advertency, affability ... show more.

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