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Respect meaning

respect - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. regard highly; think much of; " I respect his judgement"; " We prize his creativity"
  2. 2. To take notice of; to regard with special attention; to regard as worthy of special consideration; hence, to care for; to heed.
  3. 3. To consider worthy of esteem; to regard with honor.
  4. 4. To look toward; to front upon or toward.
  5. 5. To regard; to consider; to deem.
  6. 6. To have regard to; to have reference to; to relate to; as, the treaty particularly respects our commerce.
  7. 7. The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution.
  8. 8. Esteem; regard; consideration; honor.
  9. 9. An expression of respect of deference; regards; as, to send one's respects to another.
  10. 10. Reputation; repute.
  11. 11. Relation; reference; regard.
  12. 12. Particular; point regarded; point of view; as, in this respect; in any respect; in all respects.
  13. 13. Consideration; motive; interest.
  14. 14. High esteem; deference; relation.
  15. 15. To esteem; honor; relate to.

respect - examples of usage

  1. But you needn't imagine it is because of that I respect him- that I more than respect him- I love him. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  2. No one had any respect for or confidence in him. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. He cannot respect himself. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
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