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Overview of noun respect

The noun respect has 7 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (15) respect, regard

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

2. (5) esteem, regard, respect

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

3. (5) respect, esteem, regard

(an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him")

4. (1) deference, respect

(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. (1) obedience, respect

(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. regard, respect

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

7. deference, respect, respectfulness

(courteous regard for people's feelings; "in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy")

Overview of verb respect

The verb respect has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (12) respect, esteem, value, prize, prise

(regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity")

2. (4) respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe

(show respect towards; "honor your parents!") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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