Respect



noun
1.
a particular, detail, or point (usually preceded by in):
to differ in some respect.
2.
relation or reference:
inquiries with respect to a route.
3.
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.
4.
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.
5.
the condition of being esteemed or honored:
to be held in respect.
6.
respects, a formal expression or gesture of greeting, esteem, or friendship:
Give my respects to your parents.
7.
favor or partiality.
8.
Archaic. a consideration.
verb (used with object)
9.
to hold in esteem or honor:
I cannot respect a cheat.
10.
to show regard or consideration for:
to respect someone’s rights.
11.
to refrain from intruding upon or interfering with:
to respect a person’s privacy.
12.
to relate or have reference to.
Idioms
13.
in respect of, in reference to; in regard to; concerning.
14.
in respect that, Archaic. because of; since.
15.
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.

16.
with respect to, referring to; concerning:
with respect to your latest request.
noun
1.
an attitude of deference, admiration, or esteem; regard
2.
the state of being honoured or esteemed
3.
a detail, point, or characteristic; particular: he differs in some respects from his son
4.
reference or relation (esp in the phrases in respect of, with respect to)
5.
polite or kind regard; consideration: respect for people’s feelings
6.
(often pl) an expression of esteem or regard (esp in the phrase pay one’s respects)
verb (transitive)
7.
to have an attitude of esteem towards; show or have respect for: to respect one’s elders
8.
to pay proper attention to; not violate: to respect Swiss neutrality
9.
to show consideration for; treat courteously or kindly
10.
(archaic) to concern or refer to
see:

in regard (respect) to
pay a call (one’s respects)
with all due respect

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