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Definitions of respect:
  • noun:   (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    Example: "It differs in that respect"
  • noun:   an attitude of admiration or esteem
    Example: "She lost all respect for him"
  • noun:   behavior intended to please your parents
    Example: "He went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes"
  • noun:   a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
    Example: "Be sure to give my respects to the dean"
  • noun:   courteous regard for people's feelings
    Example: "Out of respect for his privacy"
  • noun:   a feeling of friendship and esteem
    Example: "He inspires respect"
  • noun:   the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
  • verb:   show respect towards
  • verb:   regard highly; think much of
    Example: "I respect his judgement"

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