respecting

preposition

re·​spect·​ing ri-ˈspek-tiŋ How to pronounce respecting (audio)
1
: in view of : considering
2
: with respect to : concerning

Examples of respecting in a Sentence

respecting your earlier question, I'd like to make an additional comment

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of respecting was circa 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Respecting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/respecting. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

respecting

preposition
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