1. (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point;
2. the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded);
3. an attitude of admiration or esteem;
4. a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard;
5. behavior intended to please your parents;
6. a feeling of friendship and esteem;
7. courteous regard for people's feelings;
1. regard highly; think much of;
2. show respect towards;
Probity and purity will command respect everywhere.
The children treated their parents with filial respect.
We should respect individuality.
With respect to your other proposals, I am not yet able to tell you our decision.
We must respect others'privacies.
He fought bravely in many battles and gained their respect.
The new teacher soon won the respect of his students.
His manner was a blend of friendliness and respect.
I think you are wrong in every respect.
You should show greater respect for your elders and betters.
This obtained him respect.
I hope you will always respect your word.
At the wedding party, the bride and the bridegroom expressed that they would live in harmony and mutual respect and grow old together.
A man of irreproachable conduct commands the respect of others.
My respect for your intelligence is only equalled by my admiration for your integrity.
We have no vested interest in this respect.
Show respect to those who are older.
Children are taught to show respect and reverence towards their grandparents.
No one could rival him in this respect.
Respect for life is a cardinal principle of English law.
Parents often have little choice with respect to the way their child is medically treated.
They will campaign for the return of traditional lands and respect for aboriginal rights and customs.
He is a veteran parliamentarian whose views enjoy widespread respect.
The paper has earned respect for its investigative journalism.
Perhaps we owe these people more respect.
"Oi, shut your mouth and have respect for elders," Langda said to the boy.
With all due respect, you're wrong.
Premature moves in this respect might well provoke a reaction against the reform.
I'm for a government that the people respect and that respects the people.
in respect of (或 with respect to)
as regards; with reference to
the two groups were similar with respect to age, sex, and diagnoses.
in respect that
pay one's last respects
with (或 with all due) respect
used as a polite formula preceding, and intended to mitigate the effect of, an expression of disagreement or criticism
with all due respect, Father, I think you've got to be more broad-minded these days.
admire, honour, respect, regard, esteem
respect, honour, regard, esteem, admiration