full of, characterized by, or showing politeness or deference:
a respectful reply.
full of, showing, or giving respect
adjective 1. full of, characterized by, or showing politeness or deference: a respectful reply. adjective 1. full of, showing, or giving respect
preposition 1. regarding; concerning. 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 […]
adjective 1. pertaining individually or severally to each of a number of persons, things, etc.; particular: I will now discuss the respective merits of the candidates. adjective 1. belonging or relating separately to each of several people or things; several: we took our respective ways home 2. an archaic word for respectful
[ri-spek-tiv-lee] /rɪˈspɛk tɪv li/ adverb 1. in precisely the order given; sequentially. 2. (of two or more things, with reference to two or more things previously mentioned) referring or applying to in a parallel or sequential way: Joe and Bob escorted Betty and Alice, respectively. respectively /rɪˈspɛktɪvlɪ/ adverb 1. (in listing a number of items […]