a particular, detail, or point (usually preceded by in):
to differ in some respect.
relation or reference:
inquiries with respect to a route.
esteem for or a sense of the worth or excellence of a person, a personal quality or ability, or something considered as a manifestation of a personal quality or ability:
I have great respect for her judgment.
deference to a right, privilege, privileged position, or someone or something considered to have certain rights or privileges; proper acceptance or courtesy; acknowledgment:
respect for a suspect’s right to counsel; to show respect for the flag; respect for the elderly.
the condition of being esteemed or honored:
to be held in respect.
respects, a formal expression or gesture of greeting, esteem, or friendship:
Give my respects to your parents.
favor or partiality.
Archaic. a consideration.
verb (used with object)
to hold in esteem or honor:
I cannot respect a cheat.
to show regard or consideration for:
to respect someone’s rights.
to refrain from intruding upon or interfering with:
to respect a person’s privacy.
to relate or have reference to.
in respect of, in reference to; in regard to; concerning.
in respect that, Archaic. because of; since.
pay one’s respects,
to visit in order to welcome, greet, etc.:
We paid our respects to the new neighbors.
to express one’s sympathy, especially to survivors following a death:
We paid our respects to the family.
with respect to, referring to; concerning:
with respect to your latest request.
an attitude of deference, admiration, or esteem; regard
the state of being honoured or esteemed
a detail, point, or characteristic; particular: he differs in some respects from his son
reference or relation (esp in the phrases in respect of, with respect to)
polite or kind regard; consideration: respect for people’s feelings
(often pl) an expression of esteem or regard (esp in the phrase pay one’s respects)
to have an attitude of esteem towards; show or have respect for: to respect one’s elders
to pay proper attention to; not violate: to respect Swiss neutrality
to show consideration for; treat courteously or kindly
(archaic) to concern or refer to
in regard (respect) to
pay a call (one’s respects)
with all due respect
verb (used with object), rigged, rigging. 1. Chiefly Nautical. to put in proper order for working or use. to fit (a ship, mast, etc.) with the necessary shrouds, stays, etc. to fit (shrouds, stays, sails, etc.) to the mast, yard, or the like. 2. to furnish or provide with equipment, clothing, etc.; fit (usually followed […]
adjective 1. not completely ripe, as fruit.
verb (used with or without object) 1. to make or become ripe. 2. to bring or come to maturity, the proper condition, etc.; mature. verb 1. to make or become ripe
verb (used without object) 1. to utter a loud, deep cry or howl, as in excitement, distress, or anger. 2. to laugh loudly or boisterously: to roar at a joke. 3. to make a loud sound or din, as thunder, cannon, waves, or wind. 4. to function or move with a loud, deep sound, as […]