Thesaurus for respect
Pronunciation of respect: R IH0 S P EH1 K T (rɪ'spɛkt)
Number of syllables of respect: 2
Pronunciation Video of respect
Definition of respect
- (n): 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"
- (n): 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"
- (n): courteous regard for people''s feelings; "in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy"
- (n): (usually preceded by `in'') a detail or point; "it differs in that respect"
- (n): an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"
- (n): a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
- (n): the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
- (v): regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
- (v): show respect towards; "honor your parents!"
Examples of respect
- US is benighted in this respect.
- Please respect that he is a good third party evaluator in this dispute.
- The players should respect the umpires.
- Please give him a respect that he is a good third party evaluator in this dispute.
- They did not respect the aesthete.
- Thus, she expects subservience and respect.
- The offer alone shows deference and respect.
- Eminence implies respect in the field.
- They have to respect other's gumption.
- I respect the mountaineer.