noun. ['rɪˈspɛkts, riːˈspɛkts, rəˈspɛks, riːˈspɛks'] (often used with `pay') a formal expression of esteem.
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Rhymes with Respects
Sentences with respects
1. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Work is much more enjoyable at a company that respects and values its employees.
2. Noun, plural
For a child who is healthy in all other respects, treatment might include an environmental or lifestyle change.
Quotes about respects
1. Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
- Michel de Montaigne
2. A traitor is a betrayer - one who practices injury, while professing friendship. Benedict Arnold was a traitor, solely because, while professing friendship for the American cause, he attempted to injure it. An open enemy, however criminal in other respects, is no traitor.
- Lysander Spooner
3. A woman knows very well that, though a wit sends her his poems, praises her judgment, solicits her criticism, and drinks her tea, this by no means signifies that he respects her opinions, admires her understanding, or will refuse, though the rapier is denied him, to run through the body with his pen.
- Virginia Woolf, Orlando