Definition of RESPECT

noun : RESPECT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; "it differs in that respect" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect" ;

verb : RESPECT

Source: WordNet 3.1

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