(usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
"it differs in that respect"
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"
respect, esteem, regard(noun)
an attitude of admiration or esteem
"she lost all respect for him"
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"
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"
a feeling of friendship and esteem
"she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
deference, respect, respectfulness(verb)
courteous regard for people's feelings
"in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy"
respect, esteem, value, prize, prise(verb)
regard highly; think much of
"I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
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
respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe(verb)
show respect towards
"honor your parents!"
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
an attitude of consideration or high regard
She is an intellectual giant, and I respect her greatly.
good opinion, honor, or admiration
I respect your right to hold this belief although I think it is nonsense.
to abide by an agreement.
They failed to respect the treaty they had signed, and invaded.
To relate to; to be concerned with.
Glandulation respects the secretory vessels, which are either glandules, follicles, or utricles. \uE00084312 J. Lee.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Admire at may still very rarely be found in the old sense of wonder at.
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List of paraphrases for "respect":
regard, respecting, connection, observance, compliance, respected, relation, adherence, context, respects, observe, honouring, sense, regards, meet, against, relatively, abide, title, relationship, area, matter, subject, fulfilment, uphold, respectful, relating, comply, field, aspect, point, honour, adhere, topic, issue, direction, relative, meaning, fulfil
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How to use respect in a sentence?
I highly respect freedom of press and speech, and I am sure you too. Whenever I read history, and try to understand a character of Vampire that survives in its Gloomy House after sucking the blood of a virgin; indeed, it defines an illusion. If I compare that with the White House, where ever, it exists; transparently, it demonstrates the same description; however, it falls not under an illusion; it verifies a reality of survival. The solution everyone knows, need only the courage for the peace of entire humanity on the blue planet.
[Kerry’s remarks are] a reflection of a broader disdain for Britain that runs through the Obama presidency, without a doubt the Obama administration has not treated Britain with the kind of respect America’s closest friend and ally deserves to be treated.
In respect to Gulen's activities in the United States, (the ruling) has no relevance at all, we are waiting for the U.S. regulatory authorities in those states to get back to us. We are expecting reactions in the next few months.
Sharing a strange experience from my student years at Manchester, England, during late 1970's. I had just arrived in England from India, and was searching for an accommodation, basically a room to rent. I always used to call the English landlords by phnoe first, to ensure that a room was available, and then visit those addresses, located miles away, by taking the bus or a train. Upon my arrival, I was always told that either there was no room at all or that the room was just rented. After a dozen or so such frustrating experiences, it became clear to me that the room was always available - but those English landlords and landladies were reluctant to rent it to someone like me, an Indian or a non-white person. Interestingly, the room was always available to my voice on the phone, because my voice could not reveal either my skin color, or my race, or my national origin. The mystery was thus dispelled, and yet that realization was surely a rude awakening to the true color of English society. It was my first encounter with prejudice and discrimination, and the most shocking moment that shatters one's innocence completely - especially after coming from a noble culture and the best upbringing that takes pride in Equality. I shall always remain thankful to England for the best education that I received during my M.S. and Ph.D., as much as for such exposure to the dark side of the real world. Years later, after coming to America, I realized that America is a whole new wonderful world that welcomes all, and treats everyone with respect and dignity they deserve. God Bless America!
Oh listen, I like and respect Donald Trump, i continue to like and respect Donald Trump. While other candidates in this race have gone out of their way to throw rocks at him, to insult him, I have consistently declined to do so and I have no intention of changing that now.
Translations for respect
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- احترم, احترامArabic
- doujañs, doujañBreton
- vyjádření úcty, mít úctu, respektovat, úcta, respekt, ohled, brát ohled, uznávatCzech
- respektieren, Respekt, Achtung, die AchtungGerman
- σέβομαι, σέβη, σεβασμόςGreek
- respekti, respektoEsperanto
- respetar, respetoSpanish
- احترام, احترام گذاشتن, ادبPersian
- kunnioitus, kunnioittaa, suhde, kunnioittaminenFinnish
- respecter, respect, le respectFrench
- urraim, measIrish
- suim, onair, urramScottish Gaelic
- आदर, सम्मान, आदर करनाHindi
- betart, elismer, szempont, tisztelet, vonatkozás, tisztelHungarian
- հարգանք, հարգելArmenian
- virðing, virða, leyti, bera virðingu fyrirIcelandic
- 尊敬, 尊重Japanese
- 존중, 경의, 尊重Korean
- ڕێزوسڵاو, ڕێز, ڕێز گرتنKurdish
- kauanuanu, whakamihaMāori
- respect, eerbied, respecteren, achtingDutch
- respekt, szacunek, PoszanowaniePolish
- respeito, reverência, respeitarPortuguese
- respect, respectaRomanian
- почитать, уважать, почтение, уважение, соблюдатьRussian
- respektera, avseende, aktning, respekt, hänseendeSwedish
- adabu, tii, taadhima, heshimuSwahili
- yön, husus, hürmet, bakım, saygınlık, saygı, itibar, açıTurkish
- آدر, احترامUrdu
- kính trọng, sự tôn trọngVietnamese
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