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1. respect

noun. ['rɪˈspɛkt, riːˈspɛkt'] (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point.

Synonyms

  • item
  • regard
  • detail

Antonyms

  • spiritualize
  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • importance

Etymology

  • respectus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Respect

  • teleconnect
  • overprotect
  • interconnect
  • reinspect
  • misdirect
  • disinfect
  • disconnect
  • reconnect
  • recollect
  • nondirect
  • interject
  • disaffect
  • suspect
  • subject
  • resurrect
  • reflect
  • reelect
  • redirect
  • project
  • neglect
  • intersect
  • inspect
  • indirect
  • incorrect
  • expect
  • deflect
  • confect
  • unchecked
  • select
  • reject

Example sentences of the word respect


1. Noun, singular or mass
The kid in you (or the kids in your home) cannot be ignored in this respect.

2. Verb, base form
If your friend doesn’t respect your boundaries, you may want to consider ending your friendship.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Business casual is the most appropriate, because it shows that you respect the interviewer and the company.

Quotes containing the word respect


1. I'm a vegetarian and very much active in regards to how I feel about animal rights and protecting animals and giving animals a voice. But at the same time, I appreciate and respect other people's decisions to eat meat. The only thing that I hope is that people are educated, that they're aware, that they're living a conscious lifestyle.
- Abbie Cornish

2. I'm kind of a good girl - and I'm not. I'm a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I'm a bad girl because I like to tease. I know that I have sex appeal in my deck of cards. But I like to get people thinking. That's what the stories in my music do.
- Katy Perry

3. Love is about mutual respect, apart from attraction.
- George Best

2. self-respect

noun. ['ˌsɛlfrɪˈspɛkt'] the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect.

Synonyms

  • pridefulness
  • pride
  • self-worth
  • dignity

Antonyms

  • venial sin
  • dissatisfaction
  • humble
  • meekness

Etymology

  • respect (English)
  • respectus (Latin)
  • self- (English)

3. respect

verb. ['rɪˈspɛkt, riːˈspɛkt'] regard highly; think much of.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • prise
  • revere
  • see
  • value
  • consider
  • esteem
  • regard
  • view
  • reverence
  • admire
  • prize
  • venerate
  • think the world of
  • fear

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • look down on
  • overvalue
  • Anglophobia

Etymology

  • respectus (Latin)

4. respect

noun. ['rɪˈspɛkt, riːˈspɛkt'] the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded).

Synonyms

  • laurels
  • honor
  • esteem
  • regard
  • stature

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • underestimate
  • undervalue
  • overestimate

Etymology

  • respectus (Latin)

5. respect

noun. ['rɪˈspɛkt, riːˈspɛkt'] an attitude of admiration or esteem.

Synonyms

  • estimation
  • esteem
  • regard
  • mental attitude
  • estimate

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • worthlessness
  • criticize
  • lightness

Etymology

  • respectus (Latin)

6. respect

verb. ['rɪˈspɛkt, riːˈspɛkt'] show respect towards.

Synonyms

  • celebrate
  • lionize
  • abide by
  • honor
  • tolerate
  • accept
  • lionise
  • observe

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • misogyny
  • dislike
  • inattention

Etymology

  • respectus (Latin)

7. respect

noun. ['rɪˈspɛkt, riːˈspɛkt'] behavior intended to please your parents.

Synonyms

  • filial duty

Antonyms

  • multiply
  • integrate

Etymology

  • respectus (Latin)

8. respect

noun. ['rɪˈspɛkt, riːˈspɛkt'] a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard.

Synonyms

  • props
  • civility
  • homage
  • last respects
  • deference
  • politeness

Antonyms

  • add
  • subtract
  • esteem
  • exclude

Etymology

  • respectus (Latin)

9. respect

noun. ['rɪˈspɛkt, riːˈspɛkt'] courteous regard for people's feelings.

Synonyms

  • courtesy
  • good manners
  • deference

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • close
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • respectus (Latin)

10. respect

noun. ['rɪˈspɛkt, riːˈspɛkt'] a feeling of friendship and esteem.

Synonyms

  • warmheartedness
  • regard
  • affectionateness
  • affection
  • fondness
  • tenderness
  • philia
  • heart

Antonyms

  • light
  • white
  • darkness
  • dark

Etymology

  • respectus (Latin)
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