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  Definition of respect
  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. courteous regard for people''s feelings; "in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy"
  4. (usually preceded by `in'') a detail or point; "it differs in that respect"
  5. an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"
  6. a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
  7. the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
  8. regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
  9. show respect towards; "honor your parents!"
Similar Words: obedience, deference, respectfulness, regard, esteem, value, prize, prise, honor, honour, abide by, observe

 

Hyponyms: court, homage, last respects, props, estimate, estimation, stature, think the world of, reverence, fear, revere, venerate, admire, look up to, lionize, lionise, celebrate, tolerate

 

Derivational Morphology: honor, honour, abide by, observe, esteem, value, prize, prise, submit, bow, defer, accede, give in, involve, affect, regard, admiration, deference, respecter, honoring, observance, respectfulness

 

Anagrams: specter, spectre, scepter, sceptre

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 尊重   Dutch: respect  
Finnish: kunnioitus   French: respect  
German: Achtung   Hungarian: vonatkozás  
Italian: rispetto   Japanese: 尊敬  
Korean: 존중   Lithuanian: pagarba  
Polish: respekt   Portuguese: respeito  
Romanian: respect   Russian: уважение  
Spanish: respecto   Swedish: respekt  
Telugu: గౌరవం   Welsh: parch  
 
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