Re`spect´   Pronunciation: r?`sp?kt´
v. t.1.To take notice of; to regard with special attention; to regard as worthy of special consideration; hence, to care for; to heed.
[imp. & p. p. Respected; p. pr. & vb. n. Respecting.]
2.To consider worthy of esteem; to regard with honor.
3.To look toward; to front upon or toward.
Palladius adviseth the front of his house should so respect the uth.
- Sir T. Browne.
4.To regard; to consider; to deem.
5.To have regard to; to have reference to; to relate to; as, the treaty particularly respects our commerce.
As respects
as regards; with regard to; as to.
To respect the person
to favor a person, or persons on corrupt grounds; to show partiality.
- Macaulay.
n.1.The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution.
But he it well did ward with wise respect.
- Spenser.
2.Esteem; regard; consideration; honor.
Seen without awe, and served without respect.
- Prior.
The same men treat the Lord's Day with as little respect.
- R. Nelson.
3.An expression of respect of deference; regards; as, to send one's respects to another.
4.Reputation; repute.
Many of the best respect in Rome.
- Shak.
4.Particular; point regarded; point of view; as, in this respect; in any respect; in all respects.
In one respect I'll be thy assistant.
- Shak.
5.Relation; reference; regard.
7.Consideration; motive; interest.
In respect
in comparison.
In respect of
a - In comparison with.
- Shak.
b - As to; in regard to.
- Shak.
In respect to
in relation to; with regard to; as respects.
- Bp. Wilkins.
To have respect of persons
to regard persons with partiality or undue bias, especially on account of friendship, power, wealth, etc.
- Tillotson.
Noun1.respect - (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; "it differs in that respect"
Synonyms: regard
2.respect - the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
Synonyms: esteem, regard
3.respect - an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"
Synonyms: esteem, regard
disrespect - a disrespectful mental attitude
4.respect - 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"
Synonyms: deference
5.respect - 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"
Synonyms: obedience
6.respect - a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
Synonyms: regard
7.respect - courteous regard for people's feelings; "in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy"
Verb1.respect - regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
Synonyms: esteem, prise, prize, value
disesteem, disrespect - have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
2.respect - show respect towards; "honor your parents!"
disrespect - show a lack of respect for
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