Examples of respective in a Sentence
it was late when the concert let out, so we all went our respective ways
Recent Examples of respective from the Web
Both Oshkosh North and Kaukauna hold the top seed in their respective divisions.
The two met at the start of their respective careers — both in their mid-20s — and remained the closest of friends until Hepburn’s untimely death in 1993.
Barkley, Rodriguez and a former NFL player played by Kenan Thompson debated the strengths of their respective sports.
Jamie Anderson, Mirai Nagasu, Adam Rippon, Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins, and more have all made huge strides in their respective sports.
While some athletes have died at the Olympics due to illness, car crashes and even terrorism, these athletes passed away while enjoying their respective sports.
Despite the razzle-dazzle and romance that surround the Olympic games, elite athletes competing on U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams historically have had few educational and employment opportunities outside of their respective sport.
Hamlin and Davis were each nominated by their respective sport's delegation and the vote then went to a vote of the entire American team.
Each begins with a passion for their respective sport and combines that fire with hours of practice, turning a hobby into a world-class skill.
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Definition of respective for English Language Learners
: belonging or relating to each one of the people or things that have been mentioned
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