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Respect

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Respectv. t. [L. respectare, v. intens. from respicere, respectum, to look back, respect; pref. re- re- + specere, spicere, to look, to view: cf. F. respecter. See Spy, and cf. Respite.].
  •  To take notice of; to regard with special attention; to regard as worthy of special consideration; hence, to care for; to heed.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou respectest not spilling Edward's blood."  [1913 Webster]
    "In orchards and gardens, we do not so much respect beauty as variety of ground for fruits, trees, and herbs."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To consider worthy of esteem; to regard with honor.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To look toward; to front upon or toward.  [1913 Webster]
    "Palladius adviseth the front of his house should so respect the "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To regard; to consider; to deem.  [1913 Webster]
    "To whom my father gave this name of Gaspar,
    And as his own respected him to death.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To have regard to; to have reference to; to relate to; as, the treaty particularly respects our commerce.  [1913 Webster]
As respects, as regards; with regard to; as to. Macaulay. -- To respect the person or To respect the persons, to favor a person, or persons on corrupt grounds; to show partiality. “Ye shall not respect persons in judgment.” Deut. i. 17.
Syn. -- To regard; esteem; honor; revere; venerate.
Respectn. [L. respectus: cf. F. respect. See Respect, v., and cf. Respite.].
  •  The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution.  [1913 Webster]
    "But he it well did ward with wise respect."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Esteem; regard; consideration; honor.  [1913 Webster]
    "Seen without awe, and served without respect."  [1913 Webster]
    "The same men treat the Lord's Day with as little respect."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An expression of respect of deference; regards; as, to send one's respects to another.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Reputation; repute.  [1913 Webster]
    "Many of the best respect in Rome."  [1913 Webster]
    "Everything which is imperfect, as the world must be acknowledged in many respects."  [1913 Webster]
    "In one respect I'll be thy assistant."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Relation; reference; regard.  [1913 Webster]
    "They believed but one Supreme Deity, which, with respect to the various benefits men received from him, had several titles."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Particular; point regarded; point of view; as, in this respect; in any respect; in all respects.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Consideration; motive; interest.  Hooker.  [1913 Webster]
    "To the publik good
    Private respects must yield.
    "  [1913 Webster]
In respect, in comparison. [Obs.] Shak. -- In respect of. (a) In comparison with. [Obs.] Shak. (b) As to; in regard to. [Archaic] “Monsters in respect of their bodies.” Bp. Wilkins.In respect of these matters.” Jowett. (Thucyd.) -- In respect to, or With respect to, in relation to; with regard to; as respects. Tillotson. -- To have respect of persons, to regard persons with partiality or undue bias, especially on account of friendship, power, wealth, etc. “It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.” Prov. xxiv. 23.
Syn. -- Deference; attention; regard; consideration; estimation. See Deference.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Respect, n. & v.
--n.
1 deferential esteem felt or shown towards a person or quality.
2 a (foll. by of, for) heed or regard. b (foll. by to) attention to or consideration of (without respect to the results).
3 an aspect, detail, particular, etc. (correct except in this one respect).
4 reference, relation (a morality that has no respect to religion).
5 (in pl.) a person's polite messages or attentions (give my respects to your mother).
--v.tr.
1 regard with deference, esteem, or honour.
2 a avoid interfering with, harming, degrading, insulting, injuring, or interrupting. b treat with consideration. c refrain from offending, corrupting, or tempting (a person, a person's feelings, etc.).

Idiom
in respect of as concerns; with reference to. in respect that because. with (or with all due) respect a mollifying formula preceding an expression of one's disagreement with another's views.
Derivative
respecter n.
Etymology
ME f. OF respect or L respectus f. respicere (as RE-, specere look at) or f. respectare frequent. of respicere

THESAURUS

Respect

Anschauung, OK, abide by, accept, acceptance, accord respect to, accordance, account, acquittal, acquittance, act up to, adhere to, adherence, admiration, admire, adoration, adore, advertence, advertency, affability, affect, agreeableness, alertness, allegiance, amenity, an in, angle, angle of vision, answer to, apotheosize, appertain to, applicability, application, apply to, appositeness, appreciate, appreciation, approbation, approval, approve, approve of, article, aspect, assiduity, assiduousness, assigned task, attend to, attention, attention span, attentiveness, attribute, awareness, awe, basis, be faithful to, be thoughtful of, bear on, bear upon, bearing, belong to, best wishes, bless, blessing, bounden duty, burden, business, call of duty, care, carrying out, case, characteristic, charge, civility, comity, commitment, comparison, complaisance, compliance, compliments, comply with, concentration, concern, concernment, configuration, conform to, conformance, conformity, connect, connection, consciousness, consider, considerateness, consideration, correspond to, count, countenance, courteousness, courtesy, credit, datum, deal with, dedication, defer to, deference, deify, detail, devoir, devoirs, devotion, diligence, discharge, do justice to, duties and responsibilities, duty, ear, earnestness, effect, eidolon, element, endorse, endorsement, entertain respect for, espial, espionage, esteem, estimation, ethics, etiquette, exalt, execution, eye, facet, fact, factor, fashion, favor, favorable regard, favorable vote, fealty, fear, feature, fellow feeling, figure, fill, follow, footing, form, frame of reference, framework, friendly relations, fulfill, fulfillment, germaneness, gestalt, good graces, good terms, good understanding, good wishes, goodwill, gracefulness, graciousness, greetings, guise, harmony, have connection with, have regard for, heed, heedfulness, heeding, hero-worship, hold by, hold in esteem, hold in reverence, hold with, homage, honor, idolize, image, imago, imperative, impression, incidental, instance, intentiveness, intentness, interest, involve, item, keep, keep faith with, keep in countenance, keeping, liaise with, light, likeness, line of duty, lineaments, link with, live up to, look, look up to, looking, lookout, loyalty, make good, manner, materiality, matter, meet, mental outlook, mindfulness, minor detail, minutia, minutiae, mission, must, mutual regard, nod, note, notice, obey, obligation, observance, observation, observe, onus, ought, outlook, particular, pay attention to, pay homage to, performance, pertain to, pertinence, phase, phasis, place, point, point of view, politeness, position, practice, prize, property, quality, rapport, refer to, reference, reference system, regard, regardfulness, regards, relate to, relatedness, relation, relevance, remark, respectfulness, respects, revere, reverence, salutations, sanction, satisfaction, satisfy, seal of approval, seeming, self-imposed duty, semblance, shape, side, sight, simulacrum, situation, slant, solicitousness, solicitude, spying, stamp of approval, stand, standpoint, style, sympathy, system, tact, tactfulness, take kindly to, thing, think highly of, think much of, think of, think well of, thought, thoughtfulness, tie in with, total effect, touch, touch upon, trait, treat of, twist, universe, uphold, urbanity, value, venerate, veneration, view, view with favor, viewing, viewpoint, voice, vote, watch, watching, wise, witnessing, worship, worth, yea, yea vote

ROGET THESAURUS

Respect

Observance

VB observe, comply with, respect, acknowledge, abide by, cling to, adhere to, be faithful to, act up to, meet, fulfill, carry out, carry into execution, execute, perform, keep, satisfy, discharge, do one's office, perform an obligation, fulfill an obligation, discharge an obligation, acquit oneself of an obligation, make good, make good one's word, make good one's promise, keep one's word, keep one's promise, redeem one's pledge, keep faith with, stand to one's engagement.

Repute

N repute, distinction, mark, name, figure, repute, reputation, good repute, high repute, note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation, vogue, celebrity, fame, famousness, renown, popularity, aura popularis, approbation, credit, succes d'estime, prestige, talk of the town, name to conjure with, glory, honor, luster, illustriousness, account, regard, respect, reputableness, respectability, good name, good report, fair name, dignity, stateliness, solemnity, grandeur, splendor, nobility, majesty, sublimity, rank, standing, brevet rank, precedence, pas, station, place, status, position, position in society, order, degree, baccalaureate, locus standi, caste, condition, greatness, eminence, height, importance, preeminence, supereminence, high mightiness, primacy, top of the ladder, top of the tree, elevation, ascent, superaltation, exaltation, dignification, aggrandizement, dedication, consecration, enthronement, canonization, celebration, enshrinement, glorification, hero, man of mark, great card, celebrity, worthy, lion, rara avis, notability, somebody, classman, man of rank, pillar of the state, pillar of the church, pillar of the community, chief, first fiddle, cynosure, mirror, flower, pink, pearl, paragon, choice and master spirits of the age, elite, star, sun, constellation, galaxy, ornament, honor, feather in one's cap, halo, aureole, nimbus, halo of glory, blaze of glory, blushing honors, laurels, memory, posthumous fame, niche in the temple of fame, immortality, immortal name, magni nominis umbra, distinguished, distingue, noted, of note, honored, popular, fashionable, in good odor in, favor, in high favor, reputable, respectable, creditable, remarkable, notable, notorious, celebrated, renowned, ion every one's mouth, talked of, famous, famed, far-famed, conspicuous, to the front, foremost, in the front rank, in the ascendant, imperishable, deathless, immortal, never fading, aere perennius, time honored, illustrious, glorious, splendid, brilliant, radiant, bright, full-blown, honorific, eminent, prominent, high, in the zenith, at the head of, at the top of the tree, peerless, of the first water, superior, supereminent, preeminent, great, dignified, proud, noble, honorable, worshipful, lordly, grand, stately, august, princely, imposing, solemn, transcendent, majestic, sacred, sublime, heaven- born, heroic, sans peur et sans reproche, sacrosanct, Int, hail!, all hail!, ave!, viva!, vive!, long life to!, banzai!, glory be to, honor be to?, one's name being in every mouth, one's name living for ever, sic itur ad astra, fama volat, aut Caesar aut nullus, not to know him argues oneself unknown, none but himself could be his parallel, palmam qui meruit ferat, above all Greek above all Roman fame, cineri gloria sera est, great is the glory for the strife is hard, honor virtutis praemium, immensum gloria calcar habet, the glory dies not and the grief is past, vivit post funera virtus.

Courtesy

N courtesy, respect, good manners, good behavior, good breeding, manners, politeness, bienseance, urbanity, comity, gentility, breeding, polish, presence, civility, civilization, amenity, suavity, good temper, good humor, amiability, easy temper, complacency, soft tongue, mansuetude, condescension, affability, complaisance, pr_evenance, amability, gallantry, pink of politeness, pink of courtesy, compliment, fair words, soft words, sweet words, honeyed phrases, ceremonial salutation, reception, presentation, introduction, accueil, greeting, recognition, welcome, abord, respects, devoir, regards, remembrances, kind regards, kind remembrances, love, best love, duty, empty encomium, flattering remark, hollow commendation, salaams, obeisance, bow, courtesy, curtsy, scrape, salaam, kotow, kowtow, bowing and scraping, kneeling, genuflection, obsequiousness, capping, shaking hands grip of the hand, embrace, hug, squeeze, accolade, loving cup, vin d'honneur, pledge, love token, kiss, buss, salute, mark of recognition, nod, nods and becks and wreathed smiles, valediction, condolence, courteous, polite, civil, mannerly, urbane, well-behaved, well- mannered, well-bred, well-brought up, good-mannered, polished, civilized, cultivated, refined, gentlemanlike, gallant, on one's good behavior, fine spoken, fair spoken, soft-spoken, honey-mouthed, honey- tongued, oily, bland, obliging, conciliatory, complaisant, complacent, obsequious, ingratiating, winning, gentle, mild, good-humored, cordial, gracious, affable, familiar, neighborly, diplomatic, tactful, politic, artful, courteously, with a good grace, with open arms, with outstretched arms, a bras ouverts, suaviter in modo, in good humor, Int, hail!, welcome!, well met!, ave!, all hail!, good day, good morrow!, Godspeed!, pax vobiscum!, may your shadow never be less!, Tien de plus estimable que la ceremonie, the very pink of courtesy.

Respect

N respect, regard, consideration, courtesy, attention, deference, reverence, honor, esteem, estimation, veneration, admiration, approbation, homage, fealty, obeisance, genuflection, kneeling prostration, obsequiousness, salaam, kowtow, bow, presenting arms, salute, respects, regards, duty, devoirs, egards, devotion, respecting, respectful, deferential, decorous, reverential, obsequious, ceremonious, bareheaded, cap in hand, on one's knees, prostrate, respected, in high esteem, in high estimation, time-honored, venerable, emeritus, in deference to, with all respect, with all due respect, with due respect, with the highest respect, with submission, saving your grace, saving your presence, salva sit reverentia, pace tanti nominis, Int, hail!, all hail!, esto perpetua!, may your shadow never be less!, and pluck up drowned honor by the locks, his honor rooted in dishonor stood, honor pricks me on.

VB respect, regard, revere, reverence, hold in reverence, honor, venerate, hallow, esteem, think much of, entertain respect for, bear respect for, look up to, defer to, have a high opinion of, hold a high opinion of, pay attention, pay respect, to, do honor to, render honor to, do the honors, hail, show courtesy, salute, present arms, do homage to, pay homage to, pay tribute to, kneel to, bow to, bend the knee to, fall down before, prostrate oneself, kiss the hem of one's garment, worship, keep one's distance, make room, observe due decorum, stand upon ceremony, command respect, inspire respect, awe, inspire awe, impose, overawe, dazzle.


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