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Synonyms for respect
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. respect, regard(noun)

    (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point

    "it differs in that respect"

    Synonyms:
    paying attention, esteem, respectfulness, wish, regard, deference, attentiveness, obedience, gaze, heed, compliments

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, disesteem

  2. esteem, regard, respect(noun)

    the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)

    "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"

    Synonyms:
    paying attention, wish, admiration, respectfulness, esteem, regard, deference, attentiveness, obedience, gaze, heed, compliments

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, disesteem

  3. respect, esteem, regard(noun)

    an attitude of admiration or esteem

    "she lost all respect for him"

    Synonyms:
    paying attention, admiration, respectfulness, esteem, regard, deference, attentiveness, obedience, gaze, heed, compliments, wish

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, disesteem

  4. deference, respect(noun)

    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:
    esteem, respectfulness, deference, regard, complaisance, obedience, obligingness, compliance, compliancy

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, disesteem

  5. obedience, respect(noun)

    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:
    esteem, deference, regard, obeisance, respectfulness, obedience

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, disesteem

  6. regard, respect(noun)

    a feeling of friendship and esteem

    "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"

    Synonyms:
    regard, paying attention, wish, esteem, respectfulness, deference, attentiveness, obedience, gaze, heed, compliments

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, disesteem

  7. deference, respect, respectfulness(verb)

    courteous regard for people's feelings

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

    Synonyms:
    esteem, respectfulness, deference, regard, complaisance, obedience, obligingness, compliance, compliancy

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, disesteem

  8. respect, esteem, value, prize, prise(verb)

    regard highly; think much of

    "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"

    Synonyms:
    value, appreciate, assess, look upon, jimmy, pry, honor, esteem, observe, measure, abide by, prize, lever, treasure, rate, regard as, honour, look on, evaluate, repute, prise, think of, take to be, appraise, valuate

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, disesteem

  9. respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe(verb)

    show respect towards

    "honor your parents!"

    Synonyms:
    value, note, notice, watch over, comply, keep, mention, watch, detect, honor, esteem, observe, abide by, prize, follow, reward, honour, maintain, discover, find, prise, celebrate, remark, take note, keep an eye on

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, disesteem

Wiktionary

  1. respect(noun)

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, irreverence, disdain, contempt, contumely, scorn, disparagement, dis

  2. respect(noun)

    an attitude of consideration or high regard

    She is an intellectual giant, and I respect her greatly.

    Synonyms:
    fealty, deference, regard, consideration

    Antonyms:
    dis, disrespect, contempt, contumely, irreverence, scorn, disparagement, disdain

  3. respect(noun)

    good opinion, honor, or admiration

    I respect your right to hold this belief although I think it is nonsense.

    Synonyms:
    regard, reverence, honor, esteem, recognition, veneration, admiration

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, dis, contumely, scorn, contempt, irreverence, disdain, disparagement

  4. respect(noun)

    to abide by an agreement.

    They failed to respect the treaty they had signed, and invaded.

    Antonyms:
    disrespect, disparagement, contempt, scorn, disdain, contumely, irreverence, dis

  5. respect(verb)

    To relate to; to be concerned with.

    Glandulation respects the secretory vessels, which are either glandules, follicles, or utricles. \uE00084312 J. Lee.

    Synonyms:
    side, facet, aspect, face, dimension

    Antonyms:
    scorn, disrespect, contumely, contempt, irreverence, disparagement, disdain, dis

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. respect

    In the old sense of wonder, admire is practically obsolete; the word now expresses a delight and approval, in which the element of wonder unconsciously mingles. We admire beauty in nature and art, delight in the innocent happiness of children, enjoy books or society, a walk or a dinner. We approve what is excellent, applaud heroic deeds, esteem the good, love our friends. We honor and respect noble character wherever found; we revere and venerate it in the aged. We extol the goodness and adore the majesty and power of God.

    Synonyms:
    admire, adore, applaud, approve, delight in, enjoy, esteem, esteem, extol, honor, love, revere, venerate, wonder

    Antonyms:
    abhor, abominate, contemn, despise, detest, dislike, execrate, hate, ridicule, scorn

    Preposition:
    Admire at may still very rarely be found in the old sense of wonder at.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. respect(v)

    Synonyms:
    notice, regard, honor, prefer, venerate, esteem

    Antonyms:
    overlook, disregard, dishonor, despise, contemn

  2. respect(n)

    Synonyms:
    reference, i elation, regard, honor, deference

    Antonyms:
    irrelativeness, disregard, contempt, dishonor, insult, contumely, disrespect

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. respect(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    esteem, reverence, honor, venerate, value, prize, think highly of, have a high opinion of, look up to, defer to

  2. respect(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    regard, relate to, refer to

  3. respect(n.)

    Synonyms:
    esteem, reverence, veneration, homage, estimation, regard, honor, deference, attention

  4. respect(n.)

    Synonyms:
    favor, good will, kind consideration

  5. respect(n.)

    Synonyms:
    relation, reference, regard

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. respect(n)

    Synonyms:
    care, caution, regard, esteem, veneration, deference, reverence, homage, obeisance, reference, regard, particular, feature

    Antonyms:
    disrespect

  2. respect(v)

    Synonyms:
    esteem, venerate, revere, honor, reverence

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How to use respect in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Votel:

    I think the principal way that we are addressing this is by entrusting and enabling our very well-experienced and trained leaders on the ground. They are the best guard against this, the key thing that we do emphasize to them is we ... go to war with our values. We hold ourselves to a higher accountability, a higher standard with respect this.

  2. Tulsi Gabbard:

    I will bring this soldier's principles to the White House, restoring the values of dignity, honor and respect to the presidency and above all else, love for our people and love for our country.

  3. Deborah Jeon:

    There is no reason why a handcuffed person should ever be shot multiple times by a police officer, let alone shot multiple times inside a patrol car. Anything short of that assessment would just demonstrate complete lack of respect for human life.

  4. President Obama:

    What are we going to talk about, basketball? i am not interested in going over and talking to the president who doesn't have a basic level of respect or understanding of the Second Amendment and law abiding gun owners in this country.

  5. Bryant McGill:

    Respect is the lifeblood of progress, and the safe harbor of humanity’s great aspirations.

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    • A. Disrespect
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