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  • EN [ rɪˈspekt]
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English definition

    Noun

  • 1. (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point;

    • "it differs in that respect"
  • 2. the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded);

    • "it is held in esteem"
    • "a man who has earned high regard"
  • 3. an attitude of admiration or esteem;

    • "she lost all respect for him"
  • 4. 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"
  • 5. behavior intended to please your parents;

    • "their children were never very strong on obedience"
    • "he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes"
  • 6. a feeling of friendship and esteem;

    • "she mistook his manly regard for love"
    • "he inspires respect"
  • 7. courteous regard for people's feelings;

    • "in deference to your wishes"
    • "out of respect for his privacy"

    Verb

  • 1. regard highly; think much of;

    • "I respect his judgement"
    • "We prize his creativity"
  • 2. show respect towards;

    • "honor your parents!"

Example sentences

  • 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.

Phrase collocation

  • 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

    because

  • 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.

Synonym discrimination

  • admire, honour, respect, regard, esteem

  • respect, honour, regard, esteem, admiration

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